Boris Johnson on course to win leadership race by a landslide as 2 in 3 members want him as next PM

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Boris Johnson on course to win leadership race by a landslide as 2 in 3 members want him as next PM



BORIS Johnson is on course to win a landslide victory in the Tory leadership race – as two in three voters want him as PM.
The frontrunner is miles ahead of rival Jeremy Hunt in the latest poll of Conservative members, it was revealed today.
4 Boris is on course for a landslide win, according to a new members pollCredit: PA:Press Association
ConservativeHome reported that Boris has 66 per cent of the vote, and Jeremy Hunt 30 per cent.
Four per cent voted for “other” as they didn’t like either one.
In the last survey – when several other contenders were in the running – Boris secure 62 per cent of the vote.
He’s leading on the Foreign Secretary by a whopping 36 points now.
Boris said in an interview with ConservativeHome earlier that everyone in his Cabinet would be expected to sign up to his pledge to leave the EU by October 31 – deal or no deal.
If they won’t, they’ll be booted out of his top team.
However, last night he insisted the chances of leaving without anything in place were “a million to one” and he was certain he could negotiate an exit.
It was revealed today that the pair will go head to head for a live debate in front of Sun readers on July 15 at 7pm.
Tonight both candidates will appear in front of Tories for another live hustings in Bournemouth.
The pair are also set to campaign in Southampton and the Isle of Wight.
Boris’ rival Mr Hunt was seen chomping down on an ice cream on the beach with his wife, Lucia.
4 Hunt and his wife Lucia enjoy a 99 on the beach in BournemouthCredit: Bournemouth News
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Ballots will go out in the first week of July to members so they can cast their votes for who they want to be the next leader and PM.
And the final result will be announced on July 23.
Theresa May will stay in office until then, and will officially go to the Queen to resign on July 24.
4 Boris promised to leave by the end of October – but said chances of a No Deal were a ‘million to one’Credit: Andrew Parsons
4 Hunt is lagging behind Boris on 30 per cent of the voteCredit: PA:Press Association
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