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Boris 114

edited 13 June 2019 at 1:11PM in Discussion Time
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edited 13 June 2019 at 1:11PM in Discussion Time
Boris 114, 3 knocked out McVey, Harper and Leadsom
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  • worried_jimworried_jim
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    The world has gone mad.
  • seven-day-weekendseven-day-weekend Forumite
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    Next ballot on Tuesday, when anyone with less than 33 votes will be eliminated.

    Full Results for First ballot :

    All 313 Tory MPs voted. There were no spoilt ballot papers.

    Boris Johnson - 114

    Jeremy Hunt - 43

    Michael Gove - 37

    Dominic Raab - 27

    Sajid Javid - 23

    Matt Hancock - 20

    Rory Stewart - 19

    Mark Harper - 10

    Andrea Leadsom - 11

    Esther McVey - 9
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    VfM4meplseVfM4meplse
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    edited 13 June 2019 at 1:47PM
    The world has gone mad.
    Why? The three obvious non-electables have gone, so there's now just a bit less white noise to distract us.

    Eta: I still don't think Boris is a dead cert.
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  • WillimSWillimS Forumite
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    Next ballot on Tuesday, when anyone with less than 33 votes will be eliminated.

    Full Results for First ballot :

    All 313 Tory MPs voted. There were no spoilt ballot papers.

    Boris Johnson - 114

    Jeremy Hunt - 43

    Michael Gove - 37

    Dominic Raab - 27

    Sajid Javid - 23

    Matt Hancock - 20

    Rory Stewart - 19

    Mark Harper - 10

    Andrea Leadsom - 11

    Esther McVey - 9

    Using that iffy format like the European election results again, if you add up Hunt, Gove, Raab, they're the winners, and Boris has lost lol :rotfl:
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    VfM4meplse wrote: »
    Why? The three obvious non-electables have gone, so there's now just a bit less white noise to distract us.

    Eta: I still don't think Boris is a dead cert.

    He'll be PM by the end of next week as whoever leads from Gove or Hunt will withdraw from the final ballot as they know they can't beat Boris in the party vote.
  • TBH I hate the thought of that buffoon as PM but I hate even more the thought of JC winning an election.


    This is a really dark time for politics.
  • worried_jimworried_jim
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    VfM4meplse wrote: »
    Why? The three obvious non-electables have gone, so there's now just a bit less white noise to distract us.

    Eta: I still don't think Boris is a dead cert.

    Because he is a liar, nutjob, clown, tosser, the list is endless but what he isn't is PM material.
  • VfM4meplseVfM4meplse
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    njm123 wrote: »
    He'll be PM by the end of next week as whoever leads from Gove or Hunt will withdraw from the final ballot as they know they can't beat Boris in the party vote.
    The problem is the moderates have split the vote. The sensible thing would be for the rest of them - Gove, Hunt, Hancock, Stewart and Javid - to put their egos aside, and back just one candidate saving the next round of MP votes. I would imagine it would involve the promise of cabinet posts, but at least they'd all be on the same page. I can recommend a good restaurant in Islington, btw ;)

    Can this thread be merged with the Conservative Leadership Election thread please?
    Value-for-money-for-me-puhleeze!

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  • tommixtommix Forumite
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    Because he is a liar, nutjob, clown, tosser,


    Qualities that those who voted for him no doubt Identify with..:cool:
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