Now that Theresa May is no longer the Tory leader but is still acting as prime minister, we've got a whole summer to look forward to of candidates telling us why they should be the country's next leader.
11 MPs are believed to be in contention for the role, with campaigns and votes set to play out over the next few weeks, with the successful candidate set to be announced on July 22.
Today has seen the likes of Dominic Raab, Jeremy Hunt, Matt Hancock and Esther McVey launch their campaign with speeches outlining their intentions for the nation, should they win the contest.
However, in true British political form, it has been far from a quiet day, with many, many bizarre and embarrassing incidents happening to the majority of candidates.
We'll start with the woman who has arguably made the most headlines Esther McVey:
Fortunately for McVey and Thatcher they weren't alone on stage for too long as a furious protestor, who claimed to be a member of the Conservative party stormed the stage at the Bruges Group in London, ranting about 'fake news.'
Let's just say that McVey has probably already had enough of campaigning and the first day isn't even over yet.
BREAKING: McVey speech interrupted by extremely aggressive man shouting “you are fake news! Fake Tories” https://t.co/EJmBrXJdjS
Michael Gove also launched his campaign for the leadership and while he didn't make any gaffes or saying anything ridiculous he did walk around the stage holding a rolled up piece of paper in his hand and anyone who would have kept track of the news over the weekend would have known that probably wasn't the best idea he's ever had.
If I'd had the weekend Michael Gove has had, I wouldn't necessarily be pacing a stage with a tightly-rolled piece o… https://t.co/bcBy19eRXs