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.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

12.30 Nomination Figures

Ed Miliband - 39 MP nominations (6 over requirement)
David Miliband - 36 (3 over)
Ed Balls - 7
Andy Burnham - 3
Diane Abbott - 0
John McDonnell - 0


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Why don't these match the numbers on Left Foot Forward

1:59 pm, May 25, 2010

Blogger Luke Akehurst said...

Because Left Foot Forward are basing it on media reports of who people support and I'm reporting hard data of actual nominations from the Labour Party website.

2:15 pm, May 25, 2010

Blogger Duncan Hall said...

The current word verification is: conts.

4:16 pm, May 25, 2010

Anonymous Anonymous said...

So basically , unless Balls can get his act together (and his derisory number of supporters tells it's own story), the likelihood is that the contest will be between two brothers. What messages will this give people about the Labour Party?

12:45 pm, May 26, 2010


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