Friday, June 7, 2019

UK: Labour Party wins Recall Replacement race in UK's first ever successful recall

Labour Party's Lisa Forbes won the by-election in the the first ever UK recall. winning by 683 votes over the Brexit Party's Mike Greene. Turnout was down nearly 20%.

The recall took place after former Labour Party MP Fiona Onasanya (Peterborough) was convicted due to claiming someone else was driving her car when she was caught speeding (11 mph over the limit). Onasanya had already been expelled from the Labour Party and spent three months in jail.

Forbes has been accused of endorsing and commenting on anti-Semitic posts and conspiracy theories.

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