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The General Election In 32 Somewhat Surprising Numbers

There are more male MPs right now than there have been female MPs in history.

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People born on the day Blair moved into Downing Street became eligible to vote on 1 May 2015. Based on a 1997 population of 58 million and the standard UK birth rate, there are about 13,700 people who have had their 18th birthday in the week since 1 May.

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Tom Chivers is a science writer for BuzzFeed and is based in London.

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