Election 2019: How does general election work? How to vote for your MP

ELECTION 2019 is just around the corner. So how does a general election work? And how do you vote for your MP?

A general election will be taking place on December 12, 2019, and millions of people are expected to head to the polls. This election is being closely watched, with the issue of Brexit hanging in the balance. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is hoping for a Conservative majority in this election, in order to break the current parliamentary deadlock over Brexit. Here’s how UK general elections work, and what needs to happen for a political party to get a parliamentary majority.

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2019-12-05 15:32
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