Two women of weight to Prime Minister David Cameron's succession. The candidate, Theresa May won the second round of suffrage with 199 votes in favour of the conservative parliamentarians. The second candidate, Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom, came in second on 84 votes. May and Andrea Leadsom are now the two proposals to be submitted to the vote of the 150,000 members of the conservative party to decide who will occupy the place of Cameron. By Brexit activist and Minister of Justice Michael Gove was eliminated. The race was triggered by the decision of David Cameron to resign following the outcome of the vote in the referendum of June 23 for the United Kingd om to leave the European Union.