Poll results: 85 per cent of readers back Jeremy Corbyn over Owen Smith

Left Foot Forward readers said Corbyn would be a better Labour leader


Jeremy Corbyn would be a better Labour Party leader than Owen Smith, according to Left Foot Forward readers.

Our online poll found 85 per cent of readers backing Corbyn against his challenger, as the two begin their campaigns for the party’s leadership. Corbyn poll pie chart

8,461 people voted in our poll, which launched on Wednesday 20 July and closed this morning.

We asked: Who would be a better Labour Party leader? Jeremy Corbyn / Owen Smith 

Corbyn poll numbers

Corbyn received 7,162 votes (84.9 per cent) to Smith’s 1,269 (15.1 per cent).

Thanks to everyone who voted.

Keep and eye on Left Foot Forward for more coverage of the Labour leadership race.

See: Corbyn launches leadership bid with promise to tackle discrimination

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