Boris Johnson on course for huge majority: Exit poll

Boris Johnson is on course to win 368 seats in Britain’s election, according to an exit poll run by U.K. broadcasters, possibly giving his Conservative Party a majority of 86, above what many pundits predicted.

It means Johnson will be able to deliver on his promise to take Britain out of the European Union.

The result suggests his message resonated with blue-collar voters who backed Brexit but have seen politicians in London locked in three years of wrangling.

The election pitted Johnson’s promise to get Brexit done against a Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party which had shifted hard to the left.

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