Lib Dems expect ‘strong second’ place finish in Lewisham East as anti-Brexit voters punish May and Corbyn

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  • Exclusive: The Liberal Democrats are expecting to hoover up anti-Brexit votes and finish second in Thursday’s by-election in Lewisham East.
  • Canvassing seen by Business Insider suggests Sir Vince Cable’s party is going to leapfrog the Conservatives into second place and win a significant chunk of Labour voters.
  • “The anti-Brexit message has got through to people,” one Lib Dem source said.
  • Labour candidate Janet Daby is expected to win the seat, with Lib Dem Lucy Salek and Conservative Ross Archer battling to be runner-up.


LONDON — The Liberal Democrats are expecting to hoover up anti-Brexit voters in the Lewisham East by-election, leapfrogging the Conservatives into second place, according to party insiders and canvas returns seen by Business Insider.

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