UK to hold snap general election on June 8

The House of Commons has voted and the UK will go to the polls on June 8.

Prime Minister Theresa May said she was calling for a snap election in just seven weeks’ time to help unify Parliament ahead of Brexit negotiations and to prevent instability.

522 MPs backed her motion to trigger the ballot, while 13 were against. There were over 100 abstentions.

“At least 434 votes”:http://www.parliament.uk/mps-lords-and-offices/mps/current-state-of-the-parties/ were needed in order to approve the elec…
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