On May 5, England, Scotland and Wales voted for who was to go into the United
Kingdom's Parliament. Voters, who had to be over 18 and not in prison, cast
their ballots for those they wanted to be the Member of Parliament for their
A constituency is a very small part of the country -- there are 659 of them
in the U.K.
The political party that gets the most Members of Parliament in, well, Parliament
will choose the leader of the Parliament. That person is the Prime Minister.
He or she is more or less in charge of the country.
What's a political party like in the U.K., you ask?