Emma Best

Emma Dawn Best is a Conservative member of the London Assembly.[1] She was elected at the 2021 London Assembly election.[2]

Political careerEdit

She is currently a councillor on Waltham Forest Borough Council where she is Deputy Leader of the Conservative Group.

She served as a councillor in Redbridge for Church End ward between 2014-2018.

In 2021, she stood in the North East London constituency, coming third. She was also on the party's London-wide list and elected through that.

Best is openly gay.[3]

Electoral historyEdit

2021 London Assembly election: North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sem Moema 112,739 51.2 -7.5
Green Caroline Russell 43,601 19.8 +7.0
Conservative Emma Best 41,398 18.8 +4.6
Liberal Democrats Kate Pothalingham 14,827 6.7 +0.4
Reform UK Alex Wilson 4,251 1.9 N/A
TUSC Nancy Taaffe 3,236 1.5 N/A
Majority 69,138 31.4 -13.1
Total formal votes 220,052 98.4 -0.4
Informal votes 3,555 1.6 +0.4
Turnout 223,607 42.2 -3.8

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Full results for the 2021 Mayor of London and London Assembly elections". This Is Local London. Retrieved 2021-05-09.
  2. ^ Burford, Leah Sinclair, Rachael (2021-05-09). "Elections 2021: The full list of the London election results". www.standard.co.uk. Retrieved 2021-05-10.
  3. ^ "Openly gay South Woodford councillor talks about the struggle for equality". 18 February 2016.

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