|Date||December 2, 1920|
|Convention||Masonic Hall, Toronto|
|Resigning leader||Sir William Hearst|
|Won by||George Howard Ferguson|
The Conservative Party of Ontario held its first ever leadership election on December 2, 1920. The event was held to select a replacement for outgoing leader and former Premier of Ontario Sir William Hearst. The party selected George Howard Ferguson, who would become premier after the Ontario general election of 1923.
Note: The vote totals were not announced.
- "FIVE NAMES LIKELY TO GO BEFORE TORY CONVENTION IN BATTLE FOR LEADERSHIP: Ferguson, Nickle, Beck, Henry and Ross Most Prominently Mentioned to Conduct Ontario Con servatives Out of Wilderness-- Provincial Gathering Opens To-day HOPE TO DISCOVER A WINNING POLICY". The Globe. 1 December 1920.
B. M. Greene, ed. (1925). "Ferguson, Hon. George Howard, K.C., B.A., LL.B., M.P.P.". Who's Who in Canada (1925-1926 ed.). Toronto: International Press Ltd. p. 107.