The candidates for the Tory Leadership contest have been confirmed earlier this week and the first stage of voting is set to get underway.
The first poll will happen amongst Conservative MPs and it’ll see the candidates with the least backing faraway from rivalry.
At the moment their are ten MPs hoping to switch Theresa May and grow to be the new Tory chief, however the subsequent few weeks will see the two front-runners emerge forward of a interval of campaigning to get the support of party members.
For those who’re questioning when the first poll will happen, then right here is all the pieces that you must know.
When is the first Tory leadership poll?
There are set to be a number of ballots throughout the election course of as increasingly more candidates are faraway from rivalry.
The first poll is set to be held between 10.00 and 12.00 on Thursday 13 June.
An announcement of the poll outcomes is then prone to be made at round 13.00, and any candidates with lower than 5% of the vote will likely be eradicated.
If all candidates have greater than 5% of assist, then will probably be the individual with the least quantity of votes who will likely be faraway from the leadership race.
Following the consequence, candidates will nonetheless be capable to withdraw till round 13.00 on Friday 14 June.
The second poll is then anticipated to be held on Tuesday 18 June, however this time the candidates would require the backing of at the very least 10% of Conservative MPs.
A TV debate between the remaining candidates will be shown live on BBC One at 20.00 on Tuesday 18 June, following the outcomes of the second poll.
Extra ballots will happen on 19 and 20 June till there are simply two candidates remaining, and they’re going to then marketing campaign to get assist from get together members.
The outcomes of the closing poll is set to be introduced on the week commencing 22 July, after which Theresa Could will go to the Queen and official resign from her place.