Politics 7 May 2010 The Times plays catch-up Electoral uncertainty creates mayhem on the paper’s front page. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML Spare a thought for the Times, a newspaper with form for pro-Tory shifts, as it tried to keep up with the overnight electoral uncertainty. Election chaos The paper starts with the story of voters turned away from polling stations. The X factor As exit polls show the Conservatives outstripping Labour, it gets a little more ambitious. The cliffhanger But as the results come in, the newspaper hedges its bets and runs on Cameron's claim to a mandate, made in his acceptance speech early in the night. Get 12 issues for just £5.99 plus a free copy of "Liberty in the Age of Terror" by A C Grayling. › “We won the campaign,” says Gove. “Er, no,” says everybody else Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles What the debate over troops on the streets is missing The problems with ending encryption to fight terrorism How long will general election campaigning be suspended after the Manchester attack?