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Three candidates will continue to fight for role of leader of British Conservatives

Former UK Minister for Equality and Local Self-Government Kemi Badenoch dropped out of the race for the post of leader of the Conservative Party and, accordingly, the country’s prime minister, following the results of the fourth round of elections, three candidates continue to fight, Sky News reports.
The results of the vote were announced by the head of the so-called “committee 1922” (a parliamentary group from the Conservative Party in the House of Commons of Great Britain), Sir Graham Brady, on the air of Sky News. According to him, Badenoch received the fewest votes during the election race (59). The TV channel, for its part, notes that in the fourth round of voting, she won only one vote.
The race is still led by former Finance Minister Rishi Sunak with 118 votes, while in the last round of elections he enlisted the support of only three votes. In addition to him, two more candidates continue to fight – Junior Trade Policy Minister Penny Mordaunt (92 votes) and Foreign Minister Liz Truss (86 votes). Mordaunt and Truss received 10 and 15 votes respectively in this round.
Brady added that one tainted ballot was found.
The final – fifth – round of voting is scheduled for Wednesday, it will be held from 13:00 to 15:00 local time.

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