Mike Kane selected as Labour’s candidate for Wythenshawe and Sale East

24th January, 2014 10:18 pm

After a remarkably short six day long selection process, members in Wythenshawe and Sale East tonight met to select their by-election candidate from the shortlist of five announced on Wednesday. The successful candidate was confirmed this evening:

Mike Kane was a councillor in Northenden, and is a former teacher. More recently he’s been acting Chief Exec of Movement for Change, leading on their payday lenders campaign. 

Congratulations to Mike and comisserations to all the other shortlisted candidates. The election will take place on February 13th, so the campaign will be fully up and running tomorrow morning.

mikek

Update: We understand that Kane won on the first ballot – which is quite an achievement when there were five candidates in the race…

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