Zesty memester and Head Chimp /u/Padanub recently reported on the activity failings within the Labour Party where they held a Deputy Leadership election in which the Leadership endorsed one candidate, so only one candidate stood.
That candidate gained a meaningful eight votes (one of which was themselves presumably) and strutted around like King Solomon in his newly finished Temple. Now we see it gets even worse! As of a couple of days ago the party had zero applicants for Deputy Whip and only one applicant for Press Officer.
A few more days pass and finally the voting thread was opened, however
- Zero Candidates for Deputy Whip, a role that has now been abolished and absorbed into Chief Whip
- One candidate for Press Officer, a newer member who has pledged to become a fire-fighter and denounce false rumours.
Critics of our previous article state that the Deputy Leadership Election was intentionally a “coronation election”, due to the membership and the leadership being so in sync that they all backed the same dude before the
As usual, we approached our paragon of analysis and local baboon /u/BloodyContrary for comment on this hilarious update
Recently elected Labour party deputy leader /u/Viljow commented on Twitter, taking the role of press firefighter unto himself saying
Stay tuned for more in this slow lumbering, yet still epic saga!