What is a Hung Parliament?

There are plenty of different bets to have when betting on a UK General Election, and one such popular political bet is whether or not you think there will be a Hung Parliament.

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What Is A Hung Parliament?

A Hung Parliament is when no party wins an overall majority. There are 650 Seats up for grabs in a UK General Election, and in order to win a majority, you would need to win over half of the seats (326 Seats or more). Anything less than 326 Seats, is a Hung Parliament (also known a No Overall Majority).

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A bet on a Hung Parliament could also be known as a bet on No Overall Majority. Some bookmakers will list it as a Yes/No bet on will there be an Overall Majority, while some will call it a bet on do you think there will be a Hung Parliament?

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