Leadership Results 2015
Today, we announced the results of our leadership election, using a one person one vote system for the first time in our history.
Kezia Dugdale has been elected Leader of the Scottish Labour Party and Alex Rowley has been elected as Deputy Leader of the Scottish Labour Party.
The results were as follows:
Kezia Dugdale – 72.1% of the total vote
Ken Macintosh – 27.9% of the total vote
Richard Baker – 30.4% of the total vote
Gordon Matheson – 32.2% of the total vote
Alex Rowley – 37.4% of the total vote
Richard Baker was eliminated having received the least number of votes.
Round 2 after transferrals
Gordon Matheson – 44.5% of the total vote
Alex Rowley – 55.5% of the total vote
We'd like to thank our members and supporters, affiliated organisations and their members who registered to vote, along with our elected members for their engagement with this important process.
We’ve had a fantastic contest, real debate, a great sense of shared purpose and a determination from all our candidates and their campaigns, to show that Scottish Labour is ready for the fightback.