Despite the obvious differences in public awareness and profile between the popular Brighton MP and the less well known CEO of ShareAction, Catherine Howarth gathered well over a third of our well-informed readers’ support. Having led the field since round four, the Green Party MP for Brighton Pavilion, Caroline Lucas, surges to the top of our poll with 63% of the initial and eleven rounds of transferred votes. We all stand in ovation to these two incredible and fearless and formidable women.
These are the final results:
And these are the results as they happened round by round: