Electoral history of Jeremy Corbyn

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This is a summary of the electoral history of Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Labour Party since 2015 and Member of Parliament of Islington North since 1983.

Council elections[edit]

1974 Haringey Borough Council election, South Hornsey[edit]

Haringey Borough Council Election 1974: South Hornsey[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jeremy Corbyn 1,190
Labour D.H. Billingsley 1,169
Labour F. Neuner 1,041
Conservative B.C. Greaves 879
Conservative P.R. Haselwood 838
Conservative C. Kavallares 824
Liberal D.A. Arnold 198
Communist J.A. Luckett 116

1978 Haringey Borough Council election, Haringay[edit]

Haringey Borough Council Election 1978: Haringay[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Charles L. Silverstone 1,776
Labour Jeremy Corbyn 1,729
Labour Ronald H. Blanchard 1,651
Conservative Timothy W.A. Easton 1,064
Conservative Gerald J.Y. Murphy 1,056
Conservative Christakis Kavallares 1,048
Communist Francis W. Carr 231
National Front Leslie Butler 112
National Front John H. Green 86
National Front Barbara A. Green 78

1982 Haringey Borough Council election, Haringay[edit]

Haringey Borough Council Election 1982: Haringay[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jeremy Corbyn 1,839
Labour Ronald H. Blanchard 1,731
Labour Christakis Zissimos 1,724
Conservative Christakis Kavallares 673
Conservative Sally M. Lumb 664
Conservative Edward C. Webb 659
SDP–Liberal Alliance Robert J.F. Burns 498
SDP–Liberal Alliance Nigel R. Gilbert 453
SDP–Liberal Alliance Paul D. Moynagh 420
Communist Francis W. Carr 190

Parliamentary elections[edit]

1983 general election, Islington North[edit]

General Election 1983: Islington North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jeremy Corbyn 14,951 40.4 −12.2
Conservative David A. Coleman 9,344 25.3 −8.3
Social Democratic John Grant 8,268 22.4 +13.5
Independent Labour Michael O'Halloran 4,091 11.1 N/A
BNP L. A. D. Bearsford-Walker 176 0.5 N/A
Independent Roy A. J. Lincoln 134 0.4 N/A
Majority 5,607 24.7
Turnout 36,964 66.5
Labour hold Swing

1987 general election, Islington North[edit]

General Election 1987: Islington North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jeremy Corbyn 19,577 50.0 +9.6
Conservative Ernest George Noad 9,920 25.3 0.0
Social Democratic Alan Whelan 8,560 21.8 −0.6
Green Christopher Michael Ashby 1,131 2.9 N/A
Majority 9,657 24.7
Turnout 38,488 66.5
Labour hold Swing

1992 general election, Islington North[edit]

General Election 1992: Islington North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jeremy Corbyn 21,742 57.4 +7.4
Conservative Lurline Champagnie 8,958 23.7 −1.6
Liberal Democrat Sarah Ludford 5,732 15.1 −6.7
Green Christopher Michael Ashby 1,420 3.8 +0.9
Majority 12,784 33.7
Turnout 37,852 66.6
Labour hold Swing

1997 general election, Islington North[edit]

General Election 1997: Islington North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jeremy Corbyn 24,834 69.3 +11.9
Liberal Democrat James Kempton 4,879 13.6 −1.5
Conservative Simon Fawthrop 4,631 12.9 −10.8
Green Christopher Michael Ashby 1,516 4.2 +0.4
Majority 19,955 55.6
Turnout 35,860 62.5
Labour hold Swing

2001 general election, Islington North[edit]

General Election 2001: Islington North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jeremy Corbyn 18,699 61.9 −7.4
Liberal Democrat Laura Willoughby 5,741 19.0 +5.4
Conservative Neil Rands 3,249 10.8 −2.2
Green Christopher Michael Ashby 1,876 6.2 +2.0
Socialist Labour Stephen Cook 512 1.7 N/A
Reform 2000 Party Emine Hassan 139 0.5 N/A
Majority 12,958 42.9
Turnout 30,216 48.8 −13.7
Labour hold Swing

2005 general election, Islington North[edit]

General Election 2005: Islington North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jeremy Corbyn 16,118 51.2 −10.7
Liberal Democrat Laura Willoughby 9,402 29.9 +10.9
Conservative Nicola Talbot 3,740 11.9 +1.1
Green Jon Nott 2,234 7.1 +0.9
Majority 6,716 21.3
Turnout 31,494 53.9 +5.1
Labour hold Swing −10.8

2010 general election, Islington North[edit]

General Election 2010: Islington North[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jeremy Corbyn 24,276 54.5 +3.3
Liberal Democrat Rhodri Jamieson-Ball 11,875 26.7 −3.2
Conservative Adrian Berrill-Cox 6,339 14.2 +2.4
Green Emma Dixon 1,348 3.0 −4.1
UKIP Dominic Lennon 716 1.6 N/A
Majority 12,401 27.8
Turnout 44,554 65.4 +11.5
Labour hold Swing +3.3

2015 general election, Islington North[edit]

General Election 2015: Islington North[5][6][7][8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jeremy Corbyn 29,659 60.2 +5.8
Conservative Dr Alex Burghart 8,465 17.2 +3.0
Green Caroline Russell 5,043 10.2 +7.2
Liberal Democrat Julian Gregory 3,984 8.1 -18.6
UKIP Greg Clough 1,971 4.0 +2.4
Socialist (GB) Bill Martin 112 0.2 +0.2
Majority 21,194 43.0 +15.2
Turnout 49,234 67.1 +1.7
Labour hold Swing +1.4

2017 general election, Islington North[edit]

General Election 2017: Islington North[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jeremy Corbyn 40,086 73.0 +12.7
Conservative James Clark 6,871 12.5 -4.7
Liberal Democrat Keith Angus 4,946 9.0 +0.9
Green Caroline Russell 2,229 4.1 -6.2
UKIP Keith Fraser 413 0.8 -3.3
No label Michael Foster 208 0.4 N/A
Monster Raving Loony Knigel Knapp 106 0.2 N/A
Independent Susanne Cameron-Blackie 41 0.1 N/A
Socialist (GB) Bill Martin 21 0.0 -0.2
Communist League Andres Mendoza 7 0.0 N/A
Majority 33,215 60.5 +17.5
Turnout 54,515 73.3 +6.2
Labour hold Swing +11.7

Labour Party leadership election, 2015[edit]

Following the resignation of Ed Miliband as Labour Party leader on 8 May 2015, Jeremy Corbyn announced his candidacy for the position on 3 June 2015. The new leader would be decided by a ballot of party members, supporters and affiliates, where the candidate securing over 50% would be elected.

First preference votes, result announced 12 September 2015[edit]

Candidate Party members Registered supporters Affiliated supporters Total
Votes % Votes % Votes % Votes %
Jeremy Corbyn 121,751 49.59% 88,449 83.76% 41,217 57.61% 251,417
59.5%
Andy Burnham 55,698 22.69% 6,160 5.83% 18,604 26.00% 80,462
19.0%
Yvette Cooper 54,470 22.18% 8,415 7.97% 9,043 12.64% 71,928
17.0%
Liz Kendall 13,601 5.54% 2,574 2.44% 2,682 3.75% 18,857
4.5%

Labour Party leadership election, 2016[edit]

The British Labour Party leadership election of 2016 was called when a challenge to Jeremy Corbyn as Leader of the Labour Party arose following criticism of his allegedly weak support for the Remain campaign in the referendum on membership of the European Union and questions about his leadership of the party.[11]

First preference votes, result announced 24 September 2016[edit]

Candidate Party members Registered supporters Affiliated supporters Total[12]
Votes % Votes % Votes % Votes %
Jeremy Corbyn 168,216 59.0% 84,918 69.9% 60,075 60.2% 313,209
61.8%
Owen Smith 116,960 41.0% 36,599 30.1% 39,670 39.8% 193,229
38.2%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "London Borough Council Elections" (PDF). Londondatastore-upload.s3.amazonaws.com. 2 May 1974. Retrieved 2016-01-21.
  2. ^ "London Borough Council Elections" (PDF). Londondatastore-upload.s3.amazonaws.com. 4 May 1978. Retrieved 2016-01-21.
  3. ^ "London Borough Council Elections" (PDF). Londondatastore-upload.s3.amazonaws.com. 6 May 1982. Retrieved 2016-01-21.
  4. ^ (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20120303221948/http://www.islington.gov.uk/DownloadableDocuments/CouncilandDemocracy/Pdf/electoral/sopn_north.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 3, 2012. Retrieved October 26, 2015. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ "General Elections Results 2015 - Islington Council". Islington.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2016-01-21.
  6. ^ Total electorate 73,326, Islington Council email, 27 July 2015
  7. ^ "UK Polling Report". UK Polling Report. Retrieved 2016-01-21.
  8. ^ "General Election - Campaign News | The Socialist Party of Great Britain". Worldsocialism.org. Retrieved 2016-01-21.
  9. ^ "Islington | Conservatives". Islingtonconservatives.com. Retrieved 2016-01-21.
  10. ^ "Statement of persons nominated, notice of poll and situation of polling stations" (PDF). Islington London Borough Council. 11 May 2017. Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  11. ^ McSmith, Andy (30 June 2016). "The Jeremy Corbyn leadership challenge is reducing the most senior members of Labour to tears". The Independent. Retrieved 24 September 2016.
  12. ^ "Jeremy Corbyn earns refreshed mandate as he is re-elected Labour leader - LabourList". labourlist.org. 24 September 2016. Retrieved 24 September 2016.