UK Election results…
Uh oh-‘Britain wakes up to hung parliament’, Gordon Brown is trying to cut a deal with Clegg and keep his seat PM job, unreal, and Stirling is dropping on the news.
Update:8:22pm EST: CNBC reporting UK projections give conservative party a majority wide enough to govern, and they can begin to close the 250b budget hole.
Update: 7:07pm EST: 538 liveblogging the results here. Lots of muttering that the exit polls are way off and Labour will do worse than forecast.
also some reports of SHENANIGANS!! at the polls from politicshome.com, linky below.
(…)There have been angry scenes at polling stations across the country as voters have been unable to vote sue to queues and issues with ballot papers. Voters in Sheffield have attempted to prevent ballot boxes from reaching the count….
Tim Montgomerie TheCorner:
Exit Polls from TheCorner:
Liberal Democrats: 59
This puts the Conservatives 19 short of an overall majority.
I hope Cameron wins with a majority to make the tough calls needed to save the British economy from the crazy spending and political ‘correctness’ that seems to have swallowed the whole British culture.
I also hope we have the same good luck and ability to do the cutting we need to do here in the US. We need to Stop the massive increases in spending ASAP, November cannot come soon enough :0)