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2019 United Kingdom general election

The 2019 United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday 12 December 2019. The Conservative Party, having failed to obtain a majority in the 2017 general election, had faced prolonged parliamentary deadlock over Brexit while it governed in minority with the support of the Democratic Unionist Party, a situation which had forced the resignation of the previous Prime Minister Theresa May. As a result, Boris Johnson called for an early election to take place in December; legislation to achieve this was eventually approved. In July 2019, after Mays resignation, Johnson was elected as Conse ...

2019 Azadi march

The 2019 Azadi march is an ongoing protest march led by Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam in Islamabad, Pakistan from 28 October 2019. The march opposes Prime Minister Imran Khan, demanding his resignation, and new elections. No women were part of the protests. The march was called-off on 13 November 2019 and was converted to a blockade of major roads as Plan-B. After Nawaz Sharif left Pakistan for the UK on an air ambulance on 19 November 2019 for treatment the blockade Plan-B was called-off as well. Plan C’ of the Azadi march included opposition parties in Balochistan held r ...

Andy Beshear

Andrew Graham Beshear is an American attorney and politician who has served as the 63rd Governor of Kentucky since December 2019. A member of the Democratic Party, he is the son of Steve Beshear, the 61st Governor of Kentucky. Beshear was elected attorney general of Kentucky in November 2015. As attorney general, Beshear sued Governor Matt Bevin several times over issues such as health care and pensions, before challenging and narrowly defeating Bevin in the 2019 gubernatorial election. Since his election, Beshear has been praised for his daily 5:00 pm news conferences focusing on the ongo ...

Opinion polling for the 2019 United Kingdom general election

Prior to the 2019 United Kingdom general election, various organisations carried out opinion polling to gauge voting intentions. Results of such polls are displayed in this list. Most of the pollsters listed are members of the British Polling Council and abide by its disclosure rules. Opinion polling about attitudes to the leaders of various political parties can be found in a separate article. The date range for these opinion polls is from the previous general election, held on 8 June 2017, to the 2019 general election. The election was held on 12 December 2019. Most opinion polls do not ...

Brandon Whipple

Brandon Whipple is an American politician currently serving as Mayor of Wichita, Kansas. He previously served a Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives representing the 96th district, which included part of south Wichita and was the Ranking Minority member on the Higher Education Budget committee. When the Kansas Legislature was not in session, Whipple served as an adjunct professor of American politics at Wichita State University, his alma mater. Whipple defeated incumbent Jeff Longwell in the 2019 Wichita mayoral election.