Boris Johnson Replaces Theresa May as UK Prime Minister

Boris Johnson will become the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Mr Johnson was Tuesday elected the new Conservative leader in a ballot of party members.

He beat Jeremy Hunt in a poll of Tory members, winning 92,153 votes to Mr Hunt’s 46,656.

The former London Mayor takes over from Theresa May on Wednesday.

The outgoing Prime Minister Mrs May took to Twitter to congratulate Mr Johnson and called for the party to work together to deliver the Brexit promise

In his speech after election, Mr Johnson Johnson vowed that  Britain will leave the European Union on the scheduled October 31 deadline even if there is no divorce deal in place.

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