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2017 u.k. general election: what is a hung parliament?

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2017 u.k. general election: what is a hung parliament?

a major exit poll suggests that the ruling conservative party could fail to win an outright majority that would result in a 'hung' parliament in its snap election.the conservatives, under the leadership of u.k. prime minister theresa may, currently have a slim majority of 330 seats in parliament. its opposition, the labour party, holds 229 seats. the poll predicted the conservatives would win a mere 314 seats in the general election, putting it 12 seats short of an overall majority.here's a quick explainer:what is a hung parliament?britain's lower house of parliament, the house of commons, has a total of 650 seats, which represents that many constituencies across the u.k. the parliament is...