British Conservatives win last seat in 2010 election

20:06, May 28, 2010      

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Britain's Conservatives have won the final seat of the new parliament in a delayed parliamentary election vote in northern England on Friday.

Conservative candidate Anne McIntosh took the newly created north Yorkshire seat of Thirsk and Malton with 20,167 votes on Friday. The election vote has been delayed after the UK Independence Party candidate died before the May 6 election.

The vote brings the final tally of seats of British parliament in 2010 to 307 for Conservatives -- still short of the 326 they needed for an overall majority, 258 for the Labor, 57 for the Liberal Democrats and 28 held by other parties.

The Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats formed a coalition government on May 11 after no party won the overall majority in May 6 election, resulting in a "hung parliament."

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:王寒露)

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