UK election: Surge of young voters

University students in the United Kingdom's Canterbury have helped to overturn the long-held Conservative seat to Labour.

Rosie Duffield took the seat from the Tory candidate by a margin of only 187 votes.

UK Prime Minister Theresa May called the early election confident of increasing her Conservative Party's majority to strengthen her hand in the Brexit talks, only to lose her majority.

The surge in young voters could also be overturning the perception the young are uninterested in politics.

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