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UK Election: Polls Point To Drubbing For PM Rishi Sunak

UK Election: Polls Point To Drubbing For PM Rishi Sunak

London, United Kingdom: Rishi Sunak on Wednesday called a general election but polls have consistently made grim reading for the UK prime minister, predicting a wipeout for his ruling Conservatives.  The latest YouGov/Times voting intention poll has the Conservatives on 20 percent and Labour on 47 percent, while an average of major polls collated by...

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British PM Rishi Sunak calls snap general election for July 4

British PM Rishi Sunak calls snap general election for July 4

In short: A general election has been called in the United Kingdom for July 4, more than six months earlier than it legally had to be held. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s Conservatives trail the opposition Labour Party by significant margins in opinion polls. What’s next: Wednesday’s announcement triggers the start of a six-week campaign, with the economy, immigration,...