What effect will this have?
Counting for Kensington has been suspended with no result as counters are quite literally, wiped out after being awake the entire night and have done two counts thus far.
Kensington has always been Conservative however, with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn coming from nowhere and having done so well it has been reported the count is too close to call.
The turnout for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea was 64.02 per cent.
The borough said in a tweet:
General Election count: a further recount is required and will be carried out as soon as possible. Details will be announced in due course.
— RBKC (@RBKC) June 9, 2017
Tony Redpath the returning officer said in a statement: “The provisional result of the election was known at approximately 2am. That result was very close and a recount was therefore requested.
“The result on that recount also remained very close.
“A request for a third count was therefore made. At this stage staff had been up all night and were becoming visibly tired.
“In order to have confidence in its accuracy, the recount has been suspended to allow staff to rest and recuperate.
“The count will recommence as soon as possible and details will be posted on our website and on social media.”
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