Dismay? This May! Punters backing General Election next month

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Britain could be heading back to the polls as early as next month if our political punters are anything to go by.  

May 2019 is now 11/4 to contain a General Election following significant support in the betting, with June also fancied to hold a snap election at odds of 5/1.

Much depends on the next few days in Parliament, where another round of indicative voting could take place alongside a fourth meaningful vote on Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement.

If both fail, then Britain could be heading back to the ballot box. Alternatively, our traders go 2/1 about a second EU Referendum and the same price for the UK to revoke Article 50 in 2019.

Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes said: “Punters are clearly siding with an election in the next few months rather than a second referendum getting the go ahead.”

Ladbrokes Latest Betting:

Month of next General Election

May 2019 – 11/4

June 2019 – 5/1

July 2019 – 33/1

August 2019 – 50/1

September 2019 – 20/1

October 2019 – 10/1

November 2019 – 33/1

December 2019 – 100/1

Not before 2020 – Evens

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All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing

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Nick Murphy

Nick is a graduate of the UEA where he doubled up as the sports editor of the student newspaper. He supports Dagenham & Redbridge and previously edited the matchday programme at Victoria Road. Darts and Horse Racing are among his other favourite sports.