Labour Party (UK) deputy leadership election, 1970

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Labour Party (UK) deputy leadership election
United Kingdom
← 1962 8 July 1970 (1970-07-08) 1971 →
  64px Michael Foot (1981).jpg
Candidate Roy Jenkins Michael Foot Fred Peart
First Round Votes 133 67 48
First Round Percentage 53.6% 27.0% 19.4%

Deputy Leader before election

George Brown

Elected Deputy Leader

Roy Jenkins

The 1970 Labour Party deputy leadership election took place on 8 July 1970, after incumbent deputy leader George Brown, lost his seat at the 1970 General Election.

Candidates

Results

First round
Candidate Votes Percentage
Roy Jenkins 133 53.6%
Michael Foot 67 27.0%
Fred Peart 48 19.4%
Roy Jenkins elected

References