These elections were conducted using the Single Transferable Vote (STV) method. Voters marked their ballot papers with preferences, with 1 being their first preference, 2 being their second preference and so on.

If no candidate receives more than 50 per cent of the vote in the first round, the candidate with the fewest votes is eliminated and their second preferences are redistributed. This continues until one candidate has more than 50 per cent of the remaining valid votes.

Eligible Labour Party members, affiliated supporters, and registered supporters were eligible to take part in the ballot that ran from Monday 24 February to Thursday 2 April.

Election of the Deputy Leader of the Labour Party

Total voters Total votes returned Total spoilt ballots
Members 552,835 380,076 (68.75%) 189
Registered Supporters 13,626 12,065 (88.54%) 0
Affiliated Supporters 217,690 69,316 (31.84%) 262
Total 784,151 461,457 (58.85%) 451

Round 1
Total
ALLIN-KHAN, Rosena 77,351 (16.8%)
BURGON, Richard 80,053 (17.3%)
BUTLER, Dawn 50,255 (10.9%) [ELIMINATED]
MURRAY, Ian 61,179 (13.3%)
RAYNER, Angela 192,168 (41.7%)

No candidate has received more than 50 per cent of votes cast. Dawn Butler received the fewest votes in the first round, she is therefore eliminated and her second preferences redistributed. 10,035 votes are non-transferable.


Round 2
Total
ALLIN-KHAN, Rosena 88,049 (19.52%)
BURGON, Richard 88,664 (19.66%)
MURRAY, Ian 64,560 (14.32%) [ELIMINATED]
RAYNER, Angela 209,698 (46.5%)

No candidate has received more than 50 per cent of the remaining valid vote. Ian Murray received the fewest votes in the second round, he is therefore eliminated and his second preferences redistributed. 15,526 votes are non-transferable.


Round 3
Total
ALLIN-KHAN, Rosena 113,858 (26.1%)
BURGON, Richard 92,643 (21.3%)
RAYNER, Angela 228,944 (52.6%) [ELECTED]

Angela Rayner has received more than 50 per cent of the remaining valid vote and is therefore elected.

Broadland CLP nominated Angela.

Leadership Elections 2020 Result

Angela Rayner
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