U.K. election: Why a Labour stronghold of half a century could fall to a pro-Brexit party

Credit: CBC.ca- Published on December 10, 2019
Labour Party strongholds in the U.K. are being targeted by both the Brexit Party and the Conservative Party, both of which hope to capitalize on voters' disaffection over Brexit.

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Published on December 12, 2019 -  01:16
Boris Johnson's Conservative Party Predicted To Win UK Election, Exit Poll Shows
Boris Johnson's Conservative Party Predicted To Win UK Election, Exit Poll Shows. The exit poll commissioned by BBC, ITV and Sky News says that the Conservatives will win 368 seats in Parliament . while the opposition Labour party, led by Jeremy Corbyn, will lose 71 seats for a total of 191. . Centrist Liberal Democrats are predicted to win 13 seats, the Scottish National Party will win 55 seats and the Brexit Part to win none. . If the poll is correct, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Tories would remain in power. . Voters were asked to fill out a mock ballot as they left the polling station. These exit polls have been accurate in 2017 and 2015. . Johnson ran on a campaign to 'get Brexit done,' . promising to have the U.K. leave the EU by January 2020.

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