Celeb BB Star Wins Bradford Election

30 March 2012, 09:46 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

George Galloway is now the MP for Bradford West, after winning their by-election.

Galloway, who starred in the 2006 version of the reality show won by a massive amount after he got 10,000 more votes than all his rivals.

The ex-Labour Party member is now with the Respect Party

On stage after being declared winner Galloway said it was "the most sensational result in British by-election history bar none''.

Bradford West has been a Labour area since 1974.

Mr Galloway won by 18,341 votes, whilst Labours candidate got 8,201.

Over 50% of people voted.

Some say Galloway's success  is down to his celeb status after going on Celeb BB, others say it because he “captured the mood” of the people and gained a massive following from young people.