British Election Results

The BBC aired live coverage of the British elections. Various political experts offered an analysis of the exit polls and the reasons for… read more

The BBC aired live coverage of the British elections. Various political experts offered an analysis of the exit polls and the reasons for the results. The results in each of the local districts were shown. The Labour Party won a decisive victory with 419 of the 659 seats, as compared to 165 for the Conservative Party in the elections and Tony Blair will become the 5th Labour Party Prime Minister elected in this century. close

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British Election Results

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Program ID:
80761-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Broadcast
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
May 01, 1997 | 6:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • May 01, 1997 | 6:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 1