The Tories are set to lose their Wakefield seat in the midterm elections and could also be defeated at Tiverton & Honiton if Labor supporters vote tactically, a leading poll expert has said.
A double defeat means the government will be “at risk of losing its electoral foot”, said Professor Sir John Curtice.
Voters go to the polls in both constituencies today, and the results are expected between kl. 04.00 and 06.00 tomorrow.
Curticeprofessor of politics at Strathclyde University, warned about it Boris Johnson faced “increased antipathy” among voters, saying that losing both seats would “look much more than carelessness – but a sign of a government at risk of losing its electoral footing”.
If the government lost both races, it would