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Rosena Allin-Khan has won Tooting—what lessons can we take away?

A day spent talking to constituents confirms that you can't beat round-the-clock campaigning

By Alex Dean  

Tooting's new MP Rosena Allin-Khan, campaigning outside Tooting Broadway Station on election day—16th June ©Rick Findler/PA Wire/Press Association Images

At around one in the morning on Friday it was announced that Rosena Allin-Khan has been elected MP for Tooting—winning the seat that Sadiq Khan vacated after winning the London Mayoral election last month. She smashed expectations, winning 55.9 per cent of the vote (up 8.7 per cent…

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