Several world leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, U.S. President Donald Trump and European Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen, reacted to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's election victory after he secured a majority.
Each leader congratulated him on the win, while urging for a quick vote on the Brexit withdrawal deal so all parties can progress on the United Kingdom leaving the European Union.
Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron also weighed in on Johnson's strong majority win, saying it's a "powerful result," and marks an end to "Corbynism" and Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn. He added the election was about a lot of things, not only Brexit but the economy as well.
Several UK voters spoke about their own thoughts on the vote, saying many voted Conservative for the first time, some in long-time Labour ridings, due to concerns about Jeremy Corbyn.