House elections

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip are applauded by staff as they return to 10 Downing Street, after seeking permission from Queen Elizabeth to form a new government, in London, Friday, June 9, 2017. Theresa May has confirmed she plans to stay on as Britain's prime minister to provide certainty to the country, with support from Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party. (Stefan Rousseau/Pool Photo via AP)
June 09, 2017 - 12:29 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's parliamentary election (all times local): 5:25 p.m. The historic English town of Canterbury, a Conservative stronghold with a high proportion of young voters, has elected a Labour lawmaker for the first time in almost a century. Some say the result in the...
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Britain's Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn gestures as he arrives for the declaration at his constituency in London, Friday, June 9, 2017. Britain voted Thursday in an election that started out as an attempt by Prime Minister Theresa May to increase her party's majority in Parliament ahead of Brexit negotiations but was upended by terror attacks in Manchester and London during the campaign's closing days. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
June 09, 2017 - 5:32 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's parliamentary election (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Germany's foreign minister says he hopes the outcome of the British election will be seen as a message that the British people aren't looking for a so-called "hard exit" from the European Union. Sigmar...
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Britain's Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn gestures as he arrives for the declaration at his constituency in London, Friday, June 9, 2017. Britain voted Thursday in an election that started out as an attempt by Prime Minister Theresa May to increase her party's majority in Parliament ahead of Brexit negotiations but was upended by terror attacks in Manchester and London during the campaign's closing days. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
June 09, 2017 - 3:00 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's parliamentary election (all times local): 7:55 a.m. Britain's news media says Theresa May has no intention of giving up the post of prime minister even though her Conservative Party lost its majority in the House of Commons in Thursday's general election. Mays...
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Britain's Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn waits to make an address after he retained his seat in Islington, London, Friday, June 9, 2017. Britain voted Thursday in an election that started out as an attempt by Prime Minister Theresa May to increase her party's majority in Parliament ahead of Brexit negotiations but was upended by terror attacks in Manchester and London during the campaign's closing days. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
June 09, 2017 - 12:23 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's parliamentary election (all times local): 5:20 a.m. Britain's home secretary has narrowly avoided defeat in the general election, holding on to her seat in Parliament by 346 votes after a recount. In the 2015 election, Amber Rudd won the Hastings and Rye seat...
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British political and fathers' rights activist, Bobby Smith stands alongside a person wearing a costume of childrens' TV character Elmo, outside a polling station in Maidenhead, England, where Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is due to arrive to vote in the general election Thursday, June 8, 2017. Smith is the founder and leader of the Give Me Back Elmo party. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 08, 2017 - 11:27 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's parliamentary election (all times local): 4:25 a.m. Britain's election night has provided fleeting moments of fame for an array of pranksters, jokers and fringe candidates. In each constituency, all the candidates get to line up on stage while the results are...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May listens as the declaration at her constituency is made for in the general election in Maidenhead, England, Friday, June 9, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an early election appeared Friday to have backfired spectacularly, after an exit poll suggested her Conservative Party could lose its majority in Parliament. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 08, 2017 - 10:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's parliamentary election (all times local): 3:30 a.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says her Conservative Party will work to provide stability whatever the result of the election. An exit poll and early results suggest the party will be the biggest in...
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Election staff count ballot papers for the general election inside Kendal Leisure Centre in the Westmorland and Lonsdale constituency in north England, Thursday June 8, 2017. Britain voted Thursday in an election that started out as an attempt by Prime Minister Theresa May to increase her party's majority in Parliament ahead of Brexit negotiations but was upended by terror attacks in Manchester and London during the campaign's closing days. (Danny Lawson /PA via AP)
June 08, 2017 - 9:44 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's parliamentary election (all times local): 2:35 a.m. Former U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage says the anti-EU party has a big role to play in politics if the Conservatives fail to get a strong majority ahead of Brexit talks. Farage was instrumental in...
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Britain's Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn gestures as he arrives to vote in the general election at a polling station in London, Thursday, June 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
June 08, 2017 - 8:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's parliamentary election (all times local): 1:25 a.m. More than three hours after polls closed in Britain's election, the first seat has changed hands, with Labour winning a constituency from the Scottish National Party. Labour, the main opposition party, took...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after voting in the general election as a person wearing a costume of childrens' TV character Elmo waves at polling station in Maidenhead, England, Thursday, June 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 08, 2017 - 6:42 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's parliamentary election (all times local): 11:40 p.m. The northern English city of Newcastle has claimed victory in the race to be the first to declare a result in Britain's general election. An electoral officer announced that Labour had won the seat of...
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June 07, 2017 - 9:08 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A south Carolina House member is resigning to become a magistrate in his home county. North Charleston Democratic Rep. Seth Whipper says he will step down in August to become a Charleston County magistrate. Whipper said he would miss working with his colleagues at the...
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