The BBC has the news:
Nick Clegg has won the race to become the next Lib Dem leader, acting leader Vincent Cable has announced.
Mr Clegg, 40, beat Chris Huhne, 53, to become the party’s third leader in three years.
LibDem Voice has the vote breakdown:
Nick Clegg – 20,988
Chris Huhne – 20,477
Turnout – 41,465
500 votes winning margin? Talk about close!
So, how does this change things, if anything? Consider this a semi open thread for thoughts, reactions and predictions…
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