UK Conservatives vote for final pair in race to be Brexit PM

Interior Minister Theresa May is the frontrunner to replace David Cameron as Britain's next prime ministerConservative lawmakers will on Thursday choose the final two candidates to replace David Cameron as Britain’s next prime minister — and lead the country out of the European Union. Interior minister Theresa May is the frontrunner, but two Brexit campaigners are battling to be her opponent in the final contest, which will be decided by 150,000 Conservative Party members. The winner, due to be announced on September 9, will have the task of extricating Britain from its 43-year membership of the EU, following the seismic vote in last month’s referendum to leave the bloc.

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