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Odds slashed on Liz Truss to win at least 60% of Conservative members vote in leadership contest

by LLB political Reporter
16th Aug 22 12:09 pm

Liz Truss has been backed into 6/4 to win at least 60% of the Conserservative members vote in the leadership contest, having been 15/8 last week, ahead of Tuesday’s hustings in Perth.

Meanwhile, Rishi Sunak is an outsider at 10/1 to replace Boris Johnson in Downing Street, with Truss the clear 1/10 frontrunner.

Betfair Exchange: Next Conservative leader

Liz Truss: 1/10

Rishi Sunak: 10/1

Betfair Exchange: Members Vote Percentage for Liz Truss

60%-64.99%: 6/4

55%-59.99%: 12/5

65%-69.99%: 4/1

50%-54.99%: 10/1

45%-49.99%: 14/1

70% or higher: 18/1

35%-39.99%: 49/1

40%-44.99%: 49/1

34.99% or lower: 129/1

Betfair spokesperson Sam Rosbottom said, “With Liz Truss the clear 1/10 favourite to replace Boris Johnson in No.10, odds on her to win at least 60% of the Conservative members vote in the leadership contest have been slashed to 6/4 from 15/8 in the past week. The foreign secretary is also 4/1 to receive over 65% of votes.

“Meanwhile, Rishi Sunak’s chances of beating Truss in the race remain slim, with the former chancellor 10/1 to come out on top.”

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