• British Conservatives lose 2 elections in blow to PM Boris Johnson

    7 days ago - By NPR

    Defeat in the two district contests increases jitters among Conservatives who worry the erratic and divisive prime minister is no longer an electoral asset.
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  • UK by-elections: Johnson suffers blow as Tories lose two seats

    7 days ago - By Al Jazeera

    Polls in Wakefield, and Tiverton and Honiton were first since PM narrowly survived a vote of confidence this month.
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  • UK Conservatives lose 2 elections in blow to PM Johnson

    UK Conservatives lose 2 elections in blow to PM Johnson

    7 days ago - By WGN TV

    LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's leadership of the Conservative party suffered a heavy double blow as voters rejected the Tories in two by-elections.
    In the the southwestern constituency of Tiverton and Honiton, the Liberal Democrats overturned a 24,000 Conservative majority to win, while the main opposition Labour Party reclaimed Wakefield in northern England.
    The contests, triggered by the resignations of Conservatives hit by scandals, offered voters the chance to give their verdict on the prime minister just weeks after 41% of his own MPs cast their ballots against...
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  • Conservatives Lose 2 U.K. By-Elections, Adding to Pressure on Boris Johnson

    7 days ago - By NY Times

    The double defeat exposed the party's vulnerabilities and was likely to revive talk of another no-confidence vote against the prime minister.
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  • Live by-election updates: Boris Johnson's Conservatives lose two by-elections in Wakefield and Tiverton & Honiton

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Boris Johnson during a visit to Kigali, Rwanda, in June 2022. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
    Boris Johnson's Conservatives have two both by-elections, adding fresh pressure onto the prime minister.
    The Wakefield race was triggered after a former Tory MP was jailed for sexually abusing a 15-year-old.
    Tiverton & Honiton was sparked by the resignation of Neil Parish, who watched porn in the Commons.
    Boris Johnson is under fresh pressure to keep his job, after losing two key seats overnight in by-elections held in Wakefield and Tiverton & Honiton. Wakefield, a Red Wall constituency in the North of...
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