UK May not have a majority Govt.

Right now, it is looking like the Liberal Democrats (typically a small party) might have enough votes to prevent either Conservatives or Labour enough votes to make a majority government (and pick a Prime Minister). This would be the first time this has happened in the more or less two party UK system since 1974. At that time, new elections were called within months (the UK Parliamentary system can have elections whenever necessary, or in fact, whenever the Queen feels like it, as long as it happens at least once every five years (unless this is extended in a time of crises, the one thing the House of Lords still has veto power over). Alternately, if the PM asks, the monarch does not actually have to dissolve parliament).

So.... we might be seeing a coalition government. Which is another way of saying a weak government which will not get anything done and is likely to collapse.

Which is probably a good thing actually - at least the not getting anything done part. The less the government is able to do the better.

Gridlock! Huzzah, Huzzah, Huzzah!

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