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Next Conservative Party Leader Odds – Rishi Sunak popular pick with punters

Last updated: 15 Jul 2022
Leigh Copson 15 Jul 2022
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  • Rish Sunak is 7/2 to be next Tory leader
  • Sunak attracting 43.8% of bets with Ladbrokes
  • Penny Mardaunt 10/11 favourite ahead of 5/2 Liz Truss
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Rishi Sunak is comfortably the most popular pick to become the next leader of the Conservative Party, according to the bookmakers.

In what now looks set to be a three-horse race between the former Chancellor, Penny Mordaunt and Liz Truss, Ladbrokes have revealed just how popular the trio have been over the past seven days in terms of bets placed.

And while Sunak has drifted out to 7/2 in the betting, he has been the subject of an impressive 43.8% of all bets placed in the last seven days on himself, Mordaunt and Truss.

Mordaunt, the 10/11 favourite for the job, has the backing of 30.9% of punters, while Liz Truss is propping up the trio in the popularity charts at 25.3%.

“This is fast-becoming one of the most interesting leadership races we've seen in recent history,” Ladbrokes’ Alex Apati told FreeTips.com.

“Rishi Sunak was once a clear-favourite to replace Boris Johnson but, while he's since been leapfrogged by both Penny Mordaunt and Liz Truss in the betting, punters seemingly remain convinced he's the safest bet.

“They continue to back the former Chancellor in their flurries.”

Latest Next Conservative Party Leader Odds

Next Tory Leader

Penny Mordaunt - 10/11
Liz Truss - 5/2
Rishi Sunak - 7/2

% of bets placed on Next Tory Leader (excl. all bar Sunak/Mordaunt/Truss)

Rishi Sunak - 43.8%
Penny Mordaunt - 30.9%
Liz Truss - 25.3%

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