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Boris Johnson Wins First Round Of Race For British Prime Minister

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Boris Johnson is among the favourite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May. (File)

London: 

Boris Johnson overwhelmingly won the first round of voting Thursday in the race to replace outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, with the field of candidates narrowed to seven from 10.

The Brexit-backing former foreign minister picked up 114 of the 313 votes cast in a secret ballot of Conservative Party lawmakers in the lower House of Commons.

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