The Staggers 29 April 2010 More woe for Labour? Twitter gaffe from Twitter tsar. Print HTML Paul Waugh and Guido are both reporting what looks like a fairly sizeable own goal by Kerry McCarthy, a former Labour MP and the party's candidate for Bristol East. She is also the Labour Party's new media campaigns spokesperson. Earlier this afternoon, McCarthy (aka @kerry4mp) tweeted some numbers that appeared to show an early count of postal votes in the constituency. Seemingly realising her mistake, she subsequently tweeted: On reflection, I've deleted. It's not counting, just random exercise. And then: My mistake -- hands up! This may not resonate as much as the Gillian Duffy affair, but it could be very embarrassing nonetheless. Might this be a case for the Electoral Commission? Waugh suggests as much. › Hilarious. The BNP discriminates against white people Jon Bernstein, former deputy editor of New Statesman, is a digital strategist and editor. He tweets @Jon_Bernstein. From only £1 per week Subscribe More Related articles The Fire Brigades Union reaffiliates to Labour - what does it mean? John Gray on the future of the state on the NS Podcast Could Labour lose the Oldham by-election?