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Articles on UK elections

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British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday for an early election. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Theresa May’s snap election gamble, explained

Wondering how the U.K. government can just decide to dissolve itself and call for a general election? As our expert explains, it's not uncommon.
In for the count. PA/Daniel Leal-Olivas

Local elections: how the parties fared

The picture hasn't shifted much in local councils – but that will cause concern in Labour and sighs of relief among Conservatives.
London, the morning after the election. Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Did Great Britain really just get less great?

The British election has come and gone, and the results have confounded the expectations of most pollsters. Words such as “historic,” “extraordinary” and “political earthquake” have been used to describe…

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