A blog by Luke Akehurst about politics, elections, and the Labour Party - With subtitles for the Hard of Left. Just for the record: all the views expressed here are entirely personal and do not necessarily represent the positions of any organisations I am a member of.

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Nominations update

MP Nominations update - 6pm 16 MayCandidates for the leader and deputy leader of the Labour Party have received the following number of nominations as of 6pm 16 May:

Candidates for Leader
Gordon Brown
307 MP nominations
John McDonnell
29 MP nominations

Candidates for Deputy Leader
Hilary Benn
42 MP nominations
Hazel Blears
49 MP nominations
Jon Cruddas
46 MP nominations
Peter Hain
50 MP nominations
Harriet Harman
63 MP nominations
Alan Johnson
70 MP nominations

Benn not on the ballot yet.

McDonnell making no further progress.

New supporting nominations:

Brown - Eltham CLP, Labour Students

Hain - ASLEF


Anonymous democracyisdead said...

Jeremy Corbyn and Bob Wareing voted for Hilary Benn, apparently.

6:16 pm, May 16, 2007


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