Labour Leadership Election 2016

Voting in the Leadership Election 2016 has now closed.

Candidates and nominations

Jeremy Corbyn
Owen Smith



Jeremy Corbyn has been elected Leader of the Labour Party.

  Jeremy CORBYN Owen SMITH
Total votes 313,209 193,229
% of valid votes 61.80% 38.20%
Members 168,216 116,960
Registered Supporters 84,918 36,599
Affiliated Supporters 60,075 39,670


You can watch the announcement of the results on our YouTube channel.


Leadership debates

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The Labour Party National Executive Committee agreed the timetable for the election of the Leader of the Labour Party. The election will conclude with a Leadership Conference on 24 September 2016.

See here for procedural documents relating to the contest.

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