ELECTION SPECIAL: DAY 10
ELECTION NEWS INTRO THEME PLAYS
HE: Good day ladies and gentlemen, I am Huw Edwards and these are today's election headlines.
HE: Polling for European Elections to conclude, final results to be released tomorrow while we release Exit Polls and Pre-election polls for the General Elections today.
North Buckingham First Ministerial Candidate Keir Starmer of the Labour Party delivering a campaign speech
HE: North Buckingham becomes a heavy battleground of parties, analysts predict Labour minority in assembly.
New Moreland First Ministerial Candidate Mark Pack of the Liberal Democrats opening his campaign
HE: Liberal Democrats likely to have landslide victory in New Moreland, National Union to target province in campaigns
HE: A look at the Prime Minister's approval ratings for the last time before the election
All of these and more headlines coming up after a short break.
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EUROPEAN ELECTIONS EXIT POLLS AND GENERAL PRE-ELECTION POLLS
HE: In just a few moments, voting in the European Elections will close at the strike of 12:00nn. Here we have Namsan Tower in Hampton City to show us the time.
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HE: Polling is now closed, let's take a look at how CBC News projects this elections. Let's go first to the Premier Commissioner Race
HE: It seems like the PEL won the most constituencies for this elections with 304 wins. The ELSS has come second with 287 constituencies. The EPA follow with 54 constituencies, while independent candidates Kittichat Thongthang and Ville Niinistö take last with 32 and 23 constituencies respectively. With that, CBC News Projects a win for incumbent Sofie Čikarová. Let's now turn to the Internal Affairs Commissioner Race where things are heated.
HE: A landslide victory for the European Union Reform Organization with Sir Joe Biden with 383 constituencies won, the PEL comes second with 273 constituencies and the EPA at third with 32 constituencies. Kittichat Thongthang then takes the remaining votes with 12 winning constituencies. Candidates Sanna Marin, Margaret Thatcher, and Sebastian Piñera Echenique take last with no constituencies won, although with some amount of popular votes. And finally, let's go to the General Elections for the Pre-Election Polls on the Premiership race.
HE: After conducting a Pre-election poll with 300 respondents from each constituency with the help of other news agencies, we have projected a Labour minority government with 315 seats while the Conservative Opposition will have 261 seats. Analysts have told us that the work of the current government has likely boosted their votes.
NORTH BUCKINGHAM BECOMES PROVINCIAL BATTLEGROUND
HE: With 9 Parties, 5 of 6 major political parties sending contesting along with the regional parties. In a poll by private polling company Populus, a Labour Minority Provincial Government is expected to be the outcome of the heated elections in the province. The Conservative Party commented on this, saying that it will ramp up its campaign strategies in the province. Other parties have not commented by stated that they aim to at least take some seats in the North Buckingham Provincial Assembly. Labour Party Spokesman and First Ministerial Candidate for North Buckingham, Keir Starmer, began his campaign this morning and said that the results of the poll are a good news and for the betterment of the province.
LORDS ELECTION UPDATES
HE: Parties are now battling hard for the 50 elected seats in the House of Lords. These seats are their best chance of getting representation in the upper house. As expected, the major parties sent the most candidates. Both the Labour Party and the Conservative Party contested all 50 seats. The Liberal Democrats and other parties send candidates to at least 20 seats. Independent Candidates have also began to appear in all seats.
PRIME MINISTERIAL APPROVAL RATINGS
HE: For a last look at the approval ratings of the Prime Minister, private polling company YouGov provided us with some statistics showing a stable 82% Approval Rating in a group of 100,000 respondents from all over the country. According to the poll, the most highly approved contribution of the Prime Minister was the "Build, Build, Build" initiative. Roadways and other transport services are said to have improved the quality of life in the country by 23%. Political Analysts commented that the poll shows that the Prime Minister will likely be re-elected in the new Federal Government.
And that's all for today's Election News, stay tuned for more updates. Coming up next, CBC News At One with Ben Brown.
ELECTION NEWS OUTRO THEME PLAYS