What’s the deal here, was the first-ever televised debate to blame for a lack of a majority? Simon Veazey writes in the Epoch Times:
The British election has resulted in a hung parliament, with the Conservative Party gaining the most seats but falling short of the overall majority that would automatically grant them governance.
The apparent meteoric rise of Nick Clegg failed dismally to translate from the opinion polls to the ballot box, with his Liberal Democrat Party increasing its share of the vote by only one per cent, and most likely losing seats.
The election results have not been all declared, with 24 constituencies still to announce results at present. At present the Conservative seat count stands at 299, Labour at 255, and Lib Dems at 54.
However, it is clear from the results that the Conservative Party cannot win the majority needed to automatically claim the right to form a government.
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