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A Brexit Party win would have boosted Johnson’s campaign. This victory for Corbyn’s party may also do – though perhaps not quite to the same degree.
As the MP for the city seat for twelve years, I suppose I am as good a guide as anyone to the campaign ahead.
He won out over Cllr Helen Harrison and Clarence Mitchell. The Labour majority is 607, and the possibility of a by-election looms.
Updated, plus: the results of four recent contests in target seats – Bishop Auckland, Bristol North West, Crewe and Nantwich, and Ipswich.
A headmaster, a law lecturer, a former CF chairman and the Daily Telegraph’s Head of Technology make the cut.
The three women and a man face an Open Primary on December 7.
The field has a rich depth of experience in General Elections, local government, business and even an Open Primary or two.