Former UK finance minister Sunak wins fourth round leadership contest vote

Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is currently the favourite to succeed Boris Johnson. — Reuters pic

Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is currently the favourite to succeed Boris Johnson. — Reuters pic

Tuesday, 19 Jul 2022 10:46 PM MYT

LONDON, July 19 — Former British finance minister Rishi Sunak won the fourth round of voting in the contest to replace Prime Minister Boris Johnson today. Lawmaker Kemi Badenoch was eliminated from the contest. The full results are below:

Candidate Fourth round votes

Rishi Sunak 118

Penny Mordaunt 92

Liz Truss 86

Kemi Badenoch 59

— Reuters