Next UK Prime Minister to be announced in September

United Kingdom’s new prime minister will be announced on September five, with the first votes to begin eliminating candidates in a crowded field to replace Boris Johnson.

So far, eleven members of parliament have said they will take part in the contest for the leadership of the ruling Conservative Party after Johnson quit following a series of scandals.

Report says whoever wins will also become prime minister and have the opportunity to call a snap election.

The party committee organizing the leadership race said nominations would officially open and close today.