Labour Party (UK) deputy leadership election, 1960

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Labour Party (UK) deputy leadership election
United Kingdom
← 1959 10 November 1960 (1960-11-10) 1961 →
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Candidate George Brown Frederick Lee James Callaghan
First Round Votes 118 73 55
First Round Percentage 48.0% 29.7% 22.4%
Second Round Votes 146 83 -
Second Percentage 63.8% 36.2% -

Deputy Leader before election

Aneurin Bevan

Elected Deputy Leader

George Brown

The 1960 Labour Party deputy leadership election took place on 10 November 1960, after the death of incumbent deputy leader Aneurin Bevan.

Candidates

Results

First round
Candidate Votes Percentage
George Brown 118 48.0%
Frederick Lee 73 29.7%
James Callaghan 55 22.4%
James Callaghan eliminated
Second round
Candidate Votes Percentage
George Brown 146 63.8%
Frederick Lee 83 36.2%
George Brown elected

References