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Victory for left in RMT union president election
Michelle Rodgers has been elected president of transport union RMT in a landslide victory for the left in the union.
Michelle won 7,198 votes, beating the runner-up Steve Shaw by 2,600 votes. This is the result of a magnificent effort by grassroots members and reps around the country.
This is also the first time a woman has been elected to the most senior lay position in the union.
Michelle's campaign focused squarely on building a member-led, democratic and militant trade union. This clearly inspired a significant number of members who are keen to defend the fighting political and industrial strategy of the RMT.
Socialist Party members in the RMT
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