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U.K.: Boris Johnson Wins First Vote in Conservative Leadership Contest

Jun 13, 2019 | 14:34 GMT

In the first ballot of the contest to appoint the next leader of the governing British Conservative Party, former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson received the most votes, 114, far outpacing the totals for current Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and Environment Secretary Michael Gove, respectively, the BBC reported June 13. The next Tory leader will automatically succeed Theresa May to become the United Kingdom's prime minister....

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