British Election

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Revival of Party Politics in Great Britain

Termination of the Wartime Truce on Elections

British voters will go to the polls on Thursday, July 5, to elect a new House of Commons.1 The coming general election will be the first since Nov. 14, 1935. No one in Great Britain under 30 years of age has voted in a general election. The group of new voters is estimated to number around 10 or 11 million, comprising approximately one-third of a total electorate of about 31.5 million. Persons coming ...

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