Labour's Manchester Gorton candidate named

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We can reveal Afzal Khan (as predicted by me on Monday) has been named as Labour's Parliamentary Candidate in the Manchester Gorton By-Election after tonight's hustings at the Sheridan Suite in Miles Platting. 551 Labour members voted out of 2,200 who were entitled to vote.

Nasrin Ali went on first round. Amina Lone went out on second round. Luthfur Rahman on third round. Yasmine Dar went out on last round.

1st round

Luthfur Rahman 163

Afzal Khan 149

Yasmin Dar 134

Amina Lone 83

Nasrin Ali 17

2nd round

Luthfur Rahman 163

Afzal Khan 149

Yasmin Dar 149

Amina Lone 83

3rd round

Khan 191

Dar 175

Rahman 173

4th Round

Khan 233

Dar 206

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