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# Uk local elections

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# Uk local elections
Alison Bennington becomes DUP's first openly gay candidate to be elected
Arlene Foster has said Bennington’s election doesn’t mean there will be a shift in the party’s policy on same-sex marriage.
# Straw-ocracy
Labour wins control of UK council after candidates draw straws
The candidates – Labour and Conservative – could not be separated after three full recounts so it was either straws or a coin toss to determine the outcome.