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Tory Party Leader Election – Round 5

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Voting, of Conservative Party MPs, in the fifth round of elections for a new leader of the has completed (20 June 2019).

In this round, the contender with the least number of votes is eliminated.

Results were as follows:

1. Boris Johnson 160 (157) (143) (126) (114)

2. Jeremy Hunt 77 (59) (54) (46) (43)

Eliminated

3. Michael Gove 75 (61) (51) (41) (37)

This was the final ballot of MPs. The 2 leading candidates – Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt – are now put forward to a ballot of Conservative Party members.

The winner of this next ballot will become leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister.

Tory Party Leader Election – Round 4

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Voting in the fourth round of elections for a new leader of the Tory party has completed (20 June 2019).

In this round, the contender with the least number of votes is eliminated.

Results were as follows:

1. Boris Johnson 157 (143) (126) (114)

2. Michael Gove 61 (51) (41) (37)

3. Jeremy Hunt 59 (54) (46) (43)

Eliminated

4. Sajid Javid 34 (38) (33) (23)

(and there were 2 spoilt ballot papers)

The final ballot is due to take place later today, with the result announced around 18:00. The top 2 candidates will then be put to a final vote by members of the Conservative Party over the next 4 weeks with the result being announced later in July.

Tory Party Leader Election – Round 3

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Voting in the third round of elections for a new leader of the Tory party has completed (19 June 2019).

In this round the contender with the least number of votes is eliminated.

Results were as follows:

1. Boris Johnson 143 (126) (114)

2. Jeremy Hunt 54 (46) (43)

3. Michael Gove 51 (41) (37)

4. Sajid Javid 38 (33) (23)

Eliminated

5. Rory Stewart 27 (37) (19)

Further ballots are scheduled to take place on 20 June to reduce the number of candidates until two are left. In each of these rounds the candidate with the fewest number of votes is eliminated

The final two will be put to a vote of the Conservative Party membership from 22 June, with the result expected four weeks later.

Tory Party Leader Election – Round 2

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Voting in the second round of elections for a new leader of the Tory party has completed (18 June 2019).

In this round all those with fewer than 33 votes, or if all contenders have more than 33 votes the one with the least number of votes, are eliminated.

Results were as follows:

1. Boris Johnson 126 (114)

2. Jeremy Hunt 46 (43)

3. Michael Gove 41 (37)

4. Rory Stewart 37 (19)

5. Sajid Javid 33 (23)

Eliminated

6. Dominic Raab 30 (27)

Matt Hancock withdrew from the leadership contest on 14 June, prior to the second vote.

Further ballots are scheduled to take place on 19, 20 June to reduce the number of candidates until two are left. In each of these rounds the candidate with the fewest number of votes is eliminated

The final two will be put to a vote of the Conservative Party membership from 22 June, with the result expected four weeks later.

Tory Party Leader Election – Round 1

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Voting in the first round of elections for a new leader of the Tory party has completed.

In this round those with fewer than 17 votes, or if all contenders have more than 17 votes the one with the least number of votes, are eliminated

Results were as follows:

1. Boris Johnson 114

2. Jeremy Hunt 43

3. Michael Gove 37

4. Dominic Raab 27

5. Sajid Javid 23

6. Matt Hancock 20

7. Rory Stewart 19

Eliminated

8. Andrea Leadsom 11

9. Mark Harper 10

10. Esther McVey 9

Further ballots are scheduled to take place on 18, 19 and 20 June to reduce the number of candidates until two are left.

The final two will be put to a vote of the Conservative Party membership from 22 June, with the result expected four weeks later.

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