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BREAKING: Labour Wins Landslide In UK General Election, Ends 14 Years of Conservative Rule, Exit Poll Suggests

BREAKING: Labour Wins Landslide In UK General Election, Ends 14 Years of Conservative Rule, Exit Poll Suggests—-Labour has achieved a landslide victory in the general election, ending 14 years of Conservative rule, according to the exit poll.

 

The poll by Ipsos UK for Sky News, BBC, and ITV News suggests that Sir Keir Starmer’s party is on track to win around 410 seats, giving them an overall majority of 170.

 

In contrast, the Conservatives are projected to secure only 131 seats, a significant drop from their 365 seats in the 2019 election.

While Labour’s projected majority is slightly less than the 179-seat majority Tony Blair achieved in 1997, it still represents a significant shift in political power.

Interestingly, Labour’s landslide may come with a smaller share of the vote than Jeremy Corbyn received in 2017. The Conservatives, on the other hand, are facing potentially the lowest share of the vote and seat count in their history.

The expected number of seats for each party is as follows:

Labour: 410
Conservatives: 131
Liberal Democrats: 61
Reform: 13
SNP: 10
Plaid Cymru: 4
Green: 2
Other: 19

To form a majority government in the Commons, a party needs to secure at least 326 seats.

The Conservatives appear to have suffered significant losses in areas where more than a third of households have a mortgage, possibly reflecting the negative impact of the Liz Truss “fiscal event.”

Reform is expected to win more seats than many polls had predicted, although the exact number remains uncertain.

The Liberal Democrats have performed particularly well in constituencies where they were the main challengers to the Conservatives, especially in seats they held until 2015.

In Scotland, the SNP has faced a greater setback than most polls had anticipated.

(Sky News)

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