The Scottish Labour leadership campaign has stepped up a gear as we near the start of voting on 9th February. Four online regional hustings events have held in advance of voting, while four online thematic hustings – Disabled Members and Allies, Women’s, LGBT+ and Youth – will take place over the next two weeks.
In this online election both candidates are embracing social media both to organise volunteers and to engage with the wider membership. Both have produced videos setting out their endorsements and core messages. Here’s Monica Lennon:
And here’s Anas Sarwar:
Email ballots will start being sent out on Tuesday 9th February. Members should look out for an email with the subject line ‘Scottish Labour Party – Scottish Leadership Election‘.