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After months of speculation, the UK will go the polls in a General Election on Thursday 4th July. Below is what we know so far about the main broadcasters' coverage plans.


Former BBC Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg and BBC News presenter Clive Myrie are set to join forces to anchor the BBC's UK Election night coverage later this year, The Sun reports.

The Sun reports that the BBC are eyeing a more 'American style' programme with a duo fronting the overnight coverage when the UK go to the polls later this year. The BBC have not yet announced any coverage plans.


ITV are yet to formally announce their coverage plans, however it's expected Tom Bradby will once again by the main anchor of its overnight coverage, with commentary from Political Editor Robert Peston.


Sky are yet to formally announce their coverage plans, however it's expected Sophy Ridge will anchor its main overnight election coverage alongside Political Editor Beth Rigby.


Krishnan Guru-Murthy is lead London presenter of Channel 4 News, and Emily Maitlis is the co-presenter of Global’s daily podcast The News Agents. Cathy Newman will be presenting from the campaign HQs for the Conservatives and Labour. 

Clare Balding will once again be on hand to breakdown the data as it comes in. An array of frontline politicians and commentators across the political spectrum will join the team throughout the coverage to provide insight, and an audience of voters will be present in the studio to engage in debate as the night unfolds.

C4 News’ Political Editor Gary Gibbon will be on hand throughout for his first class analysis. And a team of reporters will be at key counts across the country capturing the moments of drama as the results are declared.

Going beyond Westminster, and in a uniquely Channel 4 style, the coverage will also include exclusively commissioned inserts from Gogglebox favourites, providing their take on the election campaign.     


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