Daisy Cooper thanks voters of St Albans for electing her as MP


Daisy Cooper thanked the voters of St Albans on her election as the new MP for St Albans, defeating the Conservative incumbent by more than 6,000 votes in the general election.

“To all of the voters of St Albans, you put your trust in me. Some of you have voted enthusiastically, some have voted tactically – I am very aware of that. And I take your trust in me very seriously. So, thank you,” said Daisy in her acceptance speech.

“It’s an absolute honour to be elected as the Liberal Democrat MP for St Albans.”

The votes for each candidate were:

  • Daisy Cooper, Liberal Democrats – 28,867
  • Simon Grover, Green Party – 1,004
  • Rebecca Lury, Labour Party – 5,000
  • Anne Main, Conservative Party – 22,574
  • Jules Sherrington, Independent – 154

Daisy thanked the other candidates and in particular Anne Main, the outgoing member of parliament.

“Despite our many political differences, Anne you have given 14 years of public service to St Albans and to parliament, and I would like to pay a very sincere tribute to that.

“I’d like to thank my amazing team and all of our volunteers, and my darling husband Rob, who has supported me throughout.”


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