27 Jun 2007

LGBT Labour members first preference was Cruddas for Deputy

LGBT Labour is an affiliated society of the Labour party, meaning its members can vote along with members of trade unions and other societies. Their votes count for a third of the total. MPs and MEPs and members of constituency Labour parties make up the other two thirds of the electoral college.

The turnout amongst LGBT Labour members was 59.6%.

The first preference votes cast were as follows:
Jon Cruddas 22.2% (came third)
Harriet Harman 18.8% (won)
Hazel Blears 17.9% (came sixth)
Alan Johnson 15.3% (came second)
Hilary Benn 14.5% (came fourth)
Peter Hain 11.1% (came fifth)

Full article in Pink News.

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