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Liz Truss backed to overtake Penny Mordaunt to make final two in Tory leadership contest today

by LLB political Reporter
20th Jul 22 10:32 am

Liz Truss is odds-on at 2/9 to overtake Penny Mordaunt during the final Tory leadership ballot today, whilst Rishi Sunak, who leads the way with 118 votes, is almost guaranteed to be in the final two at 1/100 as he bids to replace Boris Johnson.

Support continues to grow for Truss, with the Foreign Secretary the Evens favourite to move into No.10 in September, while Sunak is 13/8.

Betfair Exchange: Next Conservative leader

Liz Truss: Evens (was 6/5 on Tuesday evening)

Rishi Sunak: 13/8

Penny Mordaunt: 7/1

Betfair Exchange: To make the final two

Rishi Sunak: 1/100

Liz Truss: 2/9

Penny Mordaunt: 7/2

Betfair spokesperson Sam Rosbottom said, “Ahead of the final Tory leadership ballot on Wednesday, punters on Betfair Exchange are backing Liz Truss (86) to surpass Penny Mordaunt (92).

“Truss is 2/9 to make the final two, while Mordaunt is 7/2. Support continues to grow for Truss, who has been backed into Evens from 6/5 overnight to be the next Tory leader, with Rishi Sunak trailing behind at 13/8.”

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