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Labour Party (UK) deputy leadership election, 1971

Template:Infobox Election The 1971 Labour Party deputy leadership election took place on 17 November 1971 after left wingers Michael Foot and Tony Benn challenged incumbent deputy leader Roy Jenkins.

Candidates

Results

First round
Candidate Votes Percentage
Roy Jenkins 140 48.3%
Michael Foot 96 38.0%
Tony Benn 46 16.3%
Tony Benn eliminated
Second round
Candidate Votes Percentage
Roy Jenkins 140 52.6%
Michael Foot 126 47.4%
Roy Jenkins re-elected


References

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