Galloway later boarded a bus for a celebratory tour of his constituency and Bradford city centre.
Puffing on a cigar, he made victory signs on the top deck amid the crowd's cheers.
Referring to his stint on TV reality show Big Brother, one supporter said: "The pussy cat was the disguise of a lion."
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