Both Peter Mackay and Erin O'Toole said the federal Conservative party should not have applied for the subsidies.
The ink was barely dry on the judge's ruling when the LEOC decided Thursday after a "thoughtful" meeting to again boot Karahalios from the race.
But now, if he wants to be on the final ballot, Jim Karahalios has to raise $100,000 in the next two weeks.
Ontario MP Erin O'Toole on Monday threw his hat into the ring in the fight to become Tory leader.
In a shocking move, Pierre Poilievre will not seek the leadership of the federal Tory party.