Trigger Democracy was the campaign launched during the Trigger Ballot Process that took place in Newham between the 14th October and 4th December 2016.
During that period Labour Party members in Newham were invited to a ‘trigger ballot’ or ‘affirmative nomination’ meeting where they could decide whether to automatically give the current Mayor another four-year term with no open selection, no debate and no chance for other Labour candidates to stand. Alternatively, they could decide to vote for an open selection. Trigger Democracy campaigned for democracy, fairness and choice, through encouraging members to vote NO and for an open selection.
Despite the overwhelming majority of Labour Party members voting for choice and during the Trigger Ballot, their votes have been discounted unfairly because of suspect votes cast by some affiliate organisations allowing Robin Wales to ‘win’ unfairly.
That’s why Democracy Triggered, a non-partisan campaign has been launched and it has three main objectives:
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