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Jeremy Corbyn elected leader of the Labour Party

On Saturday The Labour Party  elected Jeremy Corbyn as Labour Party Leader, and Tom Watson as Deputy Leader.

Jeremy Corbyn received 251,417 votes (59.5 per cent) in the first round.

Tom Watson received 198,962 votes (50.7 per cent) in the third round.

 

Results 1st Stage

Members

Registered Supporters

Affiliated Supporters

Total

% of Valid Vote

BURNHAM, Andy

55,698

6,160

18,604

80,462

19.0%

COOPER, Yvette

54,470

8,415

9,043

71,928

17.0%

CORBYN, Jeremy

121,751

88,449

41,217

251,417

59.5%

KENDALL, Liz

13,601

2,574

2,682

18,857

4.5%

TOTAL

245,520

105,598

71,546

422,664

 

 A full breakdown of the results cast for each candidate in each round for Leader and Deputy Leader will be published at labour.org.uk/leadershipresults

 

Notes:

Turnout:

Total turnout in the election for Leader was 422,664 (76.3 per cent turnout)

This is comprised of:

Members: 245,675 (83.5% turnout)

Registered Supporters: 105,600 (93% turnout)

Affiliated Supporters: 71,596 (48.8% turnout)  

Facts about the Ballot:

The ballot process was run on behalf of the Labour Party by Electoral Reform Services

  • Labour’s election for Leader and Deputy leader included a total of 422,871 participants.
  • 343,995 votes were cast online, making it the UK’s largest ever online ballot.

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