Margins of over 100,000 see left women elected – with black woman socialist in first place – despite Momentum’s failure to promote all six candidates
Six left women have been elected – by massive margins – to Labour’s new National Women’s Committee at the party’s women’s conference today, with the Labour Black Socialists group’s Ekua Bayunu topping the ballot. Each of the six won by a margin of around 100,000 votes, or still more:
Earlier in the day, Momentum had attracted criticism after its social media name-checked only four of the six during a call-out for votes, making the clean sweep an even bigger grassroots victory:
Congratulations to the six. The result has obvious relevance to the potential outcome of any leadership contest – at least until the right rigs the election rules in their favour – but the group will need your full support, as the Labour machine will no doubt do its best to sideline and neutralise them, now that its preferred right-wing candidates have been trounced.
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