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A Complete History of Musicians Running for Office

Dave Rowntree


Dave Rowntree Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

While the rest of his bandmates have started new groups, scored TV shows, and made cheese, the Blur drummer has given his all to his political ambitions since the turn of the millennium. As a member of the Labour Party, Rowntree has made a run at several offices, including seats in Parliament. But It took until 2017 for his wish to come true when he was elected to the Norfolk County Council, representing University Ward.