On 8th June 2017, I was re-elected as Labour MP for Leeds East with the highest number of votes in the constituency since 1979.
The result was as follows:
Richard Burgon, Labour: 25,428
Matthew Robinson, Conservative: 12,676
Paul Spivey, UKIP: 1,742
Ed Sanderson, Liberal Democrats: 739
Jaimes Moran, Green Party: 434
John Otley, Yorkshire Party: 422