Who are the key candidates contesting the UK general election?

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UK’s Boris Johnson, who took over as the PM in July, is contesting from the Uxbridge and Ruislip South Parliamentary constituency on a Conservative Party ticket. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and Jo Swinson, the 39-year-old Liberal Democrat leader, are other key candidates contesting the election. A total of 3,322 candidates are standing for election across the UK’s 650 constituencies.