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Could Jeremy Corbyn snatch the Labour leadership from Andy Burnham?

The left-winger is unlikely to win himself, but could prevent the Shadow Health Secretary from doing so

By Peter Kellner  

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Labour’s leadership contest has been thrown wide open by Jeremy Corbyn’s entry into the race. I say this not because I expect Corbyn to win, but because his intervention could change who else does.

To see why, consider how the voting system works. Party members, and others taking part, place 1 against their first choice, 2 against their second…

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