Principal speaker election – results

Congratulations to Micheline Mason, who is Left Unity’s new principal speaker.

Thank you to everyone who stood in the internal election. A breakdown of the election count is below.

399 valid votes
Counted using ERS97 STV system

Round 1:
Micheline Mason 152
Liz Gray 129
Marianne Cramp-Jukes 97
Re-Open Nominations 21
No candidate reaches the threshold of 199.5. Marianne Cramp-Jukes and Re-Open Nominations are eliminated and their votes transferred.

Round 2:
Micheline Mason 193
Liz Gray 171

Micheline Mason is elected.

Left Unity has four elected principal speakers, and at least two must be women. Micheline joins our current principal speakers Salman Shaheen, Felicity Dowling and Pete Green.

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