Leaders scramble for final votes as UK’s ugly election ends

JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Britain's election has been like the country's late-autumn weather: chilly and dull, with blustery outbursts. On the last day of the campaign, political leaders dashed around the U.K. on Wednesday trying to win over millions of undecided voters who will likely determine the outcome. Opinion polls suggest Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives have a lead over the main opposition Labour Party led by Jeremy Corbyn ahead of Thursday's election. But all the parties are nervous about the verdict of a volatile electorate fed up after years of Brexit wrangling. Truck driver Clive Jordan expressed a weariness that could be heard up and down the country during the five-week campaign. "Basically I just want it over and done with now," he said
Subscribe or log in to read the rest of this content.