Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner have won their respective elections for Leader and Deputy Leader of The Labour Party.
Keir won on the first round with 56.2% of the vote, with Rebecca Long-Bailey coming second with 27.6% and Lisa Nandy third with 16.2%. Keir received most votes from every section of the eligible electorate, including Members (56%), Affiliates (53%) and Registered Supporters (78.6%).
Angela Rayner won on the third round, receiving 52.6% after second preferences had been re-allocated. Rosena Allin-Khan came second with 26.1% and Richard Burgon third with 21.3%.
Jack Dromey said:
“Congratulations to Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner, who have been announced as Leader and Deputy Leader of the Labour Party. I look forward to supporting them in the fight for progressive policies and a fairer Britain as a strong and united party.
“The role of the opposition is more important now than ever and I have no doubt that Keir and Angela will provide the principled leadership necessary to take Britain through these desperate times.
“Keir was right to call for national unity to defeat Covid-19, bringing our country together whilst holding the Government to account.”
You can view the full results here: https://labour.org.uk/people/leadership-elections-hub-2020/leadership-elections-2020-results/