Newcastle wins race to be first to declare result in one hour and 27 minutes

Newcastle has again beaten its local rival Sunderland to be the first constituency to declare a General Election result.

The pair have traditionally raced to get the first declaration out for years.

Sunderland beat all-comers for a quarter of a century, declaring first across six general elections until they were toppled by neighbours Newcastle in 2017.

Newcastle City Council announced Labour’s candidate Chi Onwurah the first MP of the new parliament at 11.27pm – 26...
source: Metro

2019-12-13 02:02
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