Media Coverage Sheryl Gillan Announces Michael Gow, Voted Outside the Conservative Leader Race,
Mr. Johnson said it was "honor" to get the support of 160 deputies in the final vote of the party's MPs – more than half of the total.
Mr Hunt received 77 votes – two more votes than the next candidate Michael Gow.
Mr Johnson and Mr Hunt now face a vote with up to 1
60,000 Tori members, with the result by the end of July.
in the final vote in the House of Commons with one spoiled paper
The victory of Mr. Johnson in the last round of the competition was widely expected, but the Environment Secretary Mr Gow and the Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Hunt was engaged for several days in a fight for second place.
At the plenary vote of MPs earlier on Thursday, Mr Gowe caught up with his rival just to see that his leadership was canceled in the final vote.
There is no doubt that Mr. Johnson is at this stage (and there is plenty of time to go), he is expected to reach number 10.
But this result is a huge relief for his camp for the simple reason that they think Mr. Hunt is easier to beat.
Forget any differences in style. between the two rivals and their comparative talents – Jeremy Hunt voted "Stay in the EU referendum".
And for many members of Tory, it is a priority for the next leader to be involved in this cause, not recently turned, however zealous
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Before the final vote, a source close to Mr Hunt, warned of a resumption of the "personal psychodrama" between Mr Gow and Mr Johnson – which preceded the voting campaign together in 2016, but fell after Mr Gow left the previous edition of Mr Johnson
After the final vote, read by Caroline Spelman, Co-chair of K the Conservative Committees of 1922, Mr Johnson said he was "deeply revered" by his level of support.
Meanwhile, Mr. Hunt admitted that Johnson was the party's leader to become a party leader and prime minister, chirping that he was an outsider, but "surprises happen" in politics.
Mr. Gow greeted his rivals and said that "he is naturally disappointed, but so proud of the campaign we were in led ".
His campaign manager, Mel Strid, said he believed that Mr Gove's admission of taking cocaine in the 1990s had damaged his offer, adding: "It closed us and meant that time is lost momentum. " Party members throughout the country before the vote count, with the final result to be announced during the week of 22 July.
They will also take part in a debate on ITV on July 9, following previous leadership debates organized by Channel 4 and the BBC.
Labor Campaigner National Labor Coordinator Andrew Gwyn said: Choice: the person who crashed the NHS or the man who wanted to sell it to Donald Trump.
"A bunch of unrepresentative members of the conservatives should not choose our next prime minister, people have to decide through general elections."
MPs voting earlier on Thursday ordered Interior Minister Sajid Djavid to be removed from the contest.