Take the test
Thanks to the Guardian for listing the runners and riders for next Labour Deputy Leader http://www.guardian.co.uk/frontpage/story/0,,1839411,00.html
Not an exhaustive list as I can think of a few others who are considering running, but an interesting one - Johnson, Hain, Harman, Straw.
I've tried to come up with a way of ranking them so I can decide who to vote for (and indeed anyone else that might be seeking my vote in future selections):
Section 1 - Ideological/Political Orientation
Q1) Are you a supporter of a) replacement of Trident, b) nuclear power, c) the State of Israel? (10 points for each yes)
Q2) Are you or have you ever been a member of CND, Compass, CLPD, the Campaign Group, Liberty/NCCL, PSC/LMEC, the Liberal Party? (minus 5 points for each yes)
Q3) Did you vote for Benn or Healey in the 1981 Deputy Leadership election? (10 points for Healey, 5 points for abstaining, minus 20 for Benn)
Q4) If you had been a Labour MP in the 1963 Leadership election would you have voted for George Brown, Harold Wilson or Jim Callaghan? (10 points for Brown, 8 points for Callaghan, minus 5 for Wilson)
Q5) Did you think the good guys in the Vietnam War were a) the Communist Viet Cong led by Stalinist dictator Ho Chi Minh or b) the US Marine Corps led by leftwing Democrats JFK and LBJ? (20 points for anyone unlikely enough to be saying b)
Q6) In which year did you first publicly call for the expulsion of Militant? (2 points for every year prior to 1985)
Q7) Who made the greater contribution to the history of the Labour Party, Nye Bevan or Ernie Bevin? (20 points for Bevin)
Q8) Did you support British involvement in the following conflicts: Falklands (1 pt), Gulf War (4 pts), Sierra Leone (1 pt), Kosovo (3 pts), Afghanistan (3 pts), Iraq War (10 pts)?
Section 2 - Organisational/Campaigning
Q1) How many members are there in your CLP? (1 point per 50 or part thereof)
Q2) How many electors did you personally canvass/voter ID in the 12 months before the last general election? (1 point per 500 or part thereof)
Q3) What was the difference between the swing in your own constituency and that in the wider region in 2005? (1 point for each 0.1% differential in Labour's favour, minus 1 point for each 0.1% worse than the regional average)
Assuming I won't get the candidates or their campaign teams actually posting responses, anyone out there who can work out the scores for the "Guardian 4"?