Boris Johnson wins first round British PM race

Boris Johnson secured the most MP votes on the first ballot to select the next Conservative Party leader and prime minister.

Mr. Johnson received 114 out of 313 votes, significantly more than his nearest rival Jeremy Hunt, who came second with 43. Seven candidates will progress to the next round of voting next week.

The successor to Theresa May will be announced the week of July 22.

Source: VOV5