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Tuesday 20th March 2018

UK PM Leadership Race: Third Vote Results

Politics

7Dnews London

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 17:43 GMT

Tory MPs have voted in another round of the leadership contest. Conservative party Members of Parliament have taken part in the third round of voting with Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, Jeremy Hunt, Sajid Javid and Rory Stewart all vying for the top spot at Number 10 Downing Street. 

The results are in with Boris Johnson toping the poll and Rory Stewart being eliminated.

There were little surprises in the polling numbers with Boris Johnson receiving 143 votes; Jeremy Hunt, 54; Michael Gove, 51; Sajid Javid, 38; Rory Stewart, 27.

As expected, Boris Johnson has again come out on top, increasing his number of votes to 143, up from the 126 he gained in the ballot yesterday. Rory Stewart has been eliminated from the leadership race, having come last in the third round of voting among Tory MPs with 27 votes.  

Jeremy Hunt remains in second place with 54 votes, Michael Gove is third with 51, and Sajid Javid fourth with 38 votes.

The next round of voting continues on Thursday, June 20th.


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