Stuart Loory, Lee Hills Chair in Free-Press Studies, Missouri School of Journalism: (NOTE: The polls in Britain's election were not closed when this program was produced, so we could not report report results.) The Conservative Party, which looks like it might get the most votes overall, needs to capture 326 seats in Parliament to form a government. The situation is complicated this year by the rise of the Liberal Democratic Party, which could pull as many or more votes than the ruling Labour Party. If none of those three parties wins a majority, there will be a hung parliament.
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