Early general elections in the UK

What Brexit has to do with the 30 October 2019Share this post with Facebook Share this post with Messenger Share this post with Twitter Share this post with Email ShareImage rightGETTY IMAGESImage captionParlament agreed with the early call for general elections for December 12 The main political parties in the UK are preparing for the December 12 general election.

The national vote, which will choose the new Parliament and, as a result, the Prime Minister who will run the country, is said to take place every five years. . But this could be the third since 2015. ‘I’m dying, I can’t breathe. Sorry, mom ‘: the latest revelations about the death of 39 immigrants on truckWhat is’ orphanage tourism’ and why the author of ‘Harry Potter’ asks for its endWhat will be decided?

A total of 650 people will be chosen

as members of the Parliament (MPs) to decide laws and policies. Members are elected to the House of Commons, one of the two Houses of Parliament in London, where the government is based. Why will the UK have an election now? Almost three and a half years after the British population decided on Brexit, the UK’s exit from the

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UK to leave as soon as possible, some prefer another referendum and others still want to cancel Brexit altogether. The current prime minister, Boris Johnson, does not have enough deputies to easily pass new laws. He hopes an early election will increase the number of conservative lawmakers, easing his plans for Brexit. The next general election was due to take place in 2022,

but Johnson had been pushing for an early election a few weeks ago. Now, opposition parties have also changed their minds and come to support an early election. Is Brexit the only issue? Detailed proposals on everything from the economy to defense and policing are presented before any general election in formulated manifestos. by the political parties. The issues that most concern UK voters have changed a lot, according to surveys.

The National Health Service (NHS) and immigration

were the things that worried most in 2015. The European Union (EU) was of much less interest. Now, however, Brexit is by far the biggest problem. How does voting work? In a general election, the 46 million UK voters are asked to choose a deputy to your area – one of 650 electoral districts. Anyone 18 years of age or older can vote, as long as they are registered and either a British citizen or qualified Commonwealth citizen (the

British Commonwealth, which brings together former colony British, including Australia) or the Republic of Ireland. Older people are more likely than younger people to vote. In the 2017 general elections, 59% of people aged 20 to 24 voted, compared to 77% of people aged 60 to 69. The vote takes place in local assemblies, installed in places such as churches and classrooms.

  • Voters place a cross on the ballot paper next to the name of the chosen candidate and place it in a sealed ballot box. How are the winners chosen? The
  • candidate with the most votes in each electoral region is elected to the House of Commons. they simply need more votes than anyone they are running against.
  • Most deputies represent a political party, but some are elected as independent candidates.

Any party with more than half the deputies (326) in the House usually forms the government. . The UK’s voting system works so that parties can take power with well under 50% of national votes. If no party has a majority of deputies, the party with the largest number can form a coalition with one or more parties to gain control. The prime minister is not directly elected by the public.

The person is chosen by the deputies

of the winning party and nominated by the queen, who is obliged to follow their advice. What happened in the last election, in 2017? Since 1922, only the conservative and labor parties have managed to reach power. the two most voted parties in the 2017 election, but neither had enough parliamentarians to form a majority government.

  • Conservatives were the most voted and formed a partnership with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to obtain votes in the House of Commons. Since the election, conservatives and
  • Labor lost parliamentarians, while Liberal Democrats made gains. The House of Lords is the second House of
  • Parliament. Its members are not elected – they are appointed by the queen, on the advice of the prime minister. Who can run?

Most people over the age of 18 on voting day can run – as long as they are British citizens or qualified citizens of the Commonwealth or Republic of Ireland resident in the United Kingdom. They must also pay a £ 500 deposit, which will be forfeited if they do not obtain at least 5% of the votes in their electoral stronghold. certain conditions – prisoners, civil servants,

judges and members of the police and armed forces are not allowed to run. When do the results come out? On general election day, voting takes place between 07:00 and 22:00. The results are declared overnight and the next day. When the overall result is known, the leader of the winning party visits Buckingham Palace to ask the queen for permission to form a new government.

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