Wednesday October 28, 2020

What to watch for in British election results

Has May's gamble paid off - and what will be the effect on sterling?

8th June, 2017
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Election day in Britain. Pic: Getty

With polling well underway in the British election, the final round of opinion polls continued to sow confusion, pointing to everything from a comfortable Conservative victory to a hung parliament.

Voting finishes at 10pm, at which time broadcasters including the BBC reveal details of their exit poll – though in 2015 this failed to predict the majority won by David Cameron for the Conservatives.

The earliest results will trickle in before midnight, with constituencies in Sunderland...

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