Shadow chancellor Ed Balls loses his seat in Labour's biggest casualty of the election
By Anoosh Chakelian - 08 May 8:29

Tories take Morley & Outwood, in Labour's most shocking defeat.

Caroline Lucas holds Brighton Pavilion, in a good night for the Greens
By Anoosh Chakelian - 08 May 7:30

"Most successful election campaign ever."

General election 2015 result: David Cameron is set for Downing Street
By Anoosh Chakelian - 08 May 6:31

Years of national polls have been defied, as the Tories romp home to a clear victory.

Green party leader Natalie Bennett comes third in Holborn & St Pancras
By Anoosh Chakelian - 08 May 5:20

The Green leader beats the Lib Dems in this central London seat, but Labour's candidate, Keir Starmer, romps home.

usiness Secretary is the biggest of the Lib Dem beasts to fall.
Vince Cable loses seat on a terrible night for the Lib Dems
By George Eaton - 08 May 5:01

Business Secretary is the biggest of the Lib Dem beasts to fall.

Party says the Tories "will have huge task uniting country" after SNP surge.
Labour concedes that Cameron is set to remain prime minister
By George Eaton - 08 May 2:56

Party close to admitting defeat as it says the Tories "will have huge task uniting country" after SNP surge.

Conservatives forecast to be just 10 seats short of a majority as Labour fall to 239 seats and Lib Dems collapse to 10.
Exit poll: Disaster predicted for Labour as Tories surge to 316 seats
By George Eaton - 07 May 22:30

Conservatives forecast to be just 10 seats short of a majority as Labour fall to 239 seats and Lib Dems collapse to 10.

The war at home: the battle for Ealing Central & Acton
By Anoosh Chakelian - 07 May 17:01

Anoosh Chakelian returns to the London bellwether where she grew up, and finds a fierce battle between Labour and the Conservatives.

Look behind you! Labour pains in Heywood & Middleton
By Stephanie Boland - 07 May 16:13

Ukip came within inches of taking a Labour seat in Heywood & Middleton. Can they go all the way today?

The problem of low pay requires more than simply electing a Labour government
By Dan Holden - 07 May 15:15

The problem of poverty pay and weak income rises won't be solved just by putting Ed Miliband in Downing Street.

Liberal luck, Nats niggles, and Kwiet Kippers: missed election trends to look out for
By Anoosh Chakelian - 07 May 14:28

As the general election 2015 results unfold, here are a few things that the numbers may have overlooked.

The Conservatives don't have a clue - let alone a long-term economic plan
By Rachel Schraer - 07 May 14:26

The Conservatives want you to think that their programme is nasty but necessary. They're half right.

What does the DUP's first demand in a hung parliament mean?
By Ciara Dunne - 07 May 13:16

Peter Robinson has declared his first prerequisite for his party's support in the event of a hung parliament. What does it mean, and how would it work?

Reading between the party lines: a run-down of the key books of this election
By New Statesman - 07 May 9:27

Sometimes you need more than 140 characters.

The scenarios that will determine whether Cameron or Miliband is PM.
General Election 2015: The three most likely outcomes
By George Eaton - 07 May 0:39

The scenarios that will determine whether Cameron or Miliband is PM. 

Ed Miliband rounds off his campaign with his greatest hits
By Stephen Bush - 06 May 20:50

After a contest that has transformed his standing in the party if not the country, Ed Miliband ended his campaign with Labour's strongest themes.

Forget Labour and the SNP - it's Cameron's coalition that is unpopular
By Cameron Tait - 06 May 16:42

The arguments about popular support are a smokescreen. It's Cameron's bloc, backed by Ukip and the DUP, that is the most unpopular.

Why I'm voting Green
By Lauren Razavi - 06 May 14:59

I'm voting tactically in this election - for the Green Party.

Three charts that show that Scotland should stop whining
By Jonn Elledge - 06 May 14:16

Scotland, after London, is the biggest winner from our current political arrangements. Forget stronger for Scotland, where's Yorkshire's voice?

Gordon Brown: "The independence people really want is independence from poverty"
By New Statesman - 06 May 13:31

The full text of Gordon Brown's rallying cry to Scottish voters.

Whatever happens tomorrow, an equal parliament is some way off
By Barbara Speed - 06 May 11:44

We're set for 45 more female MPs after this election, but the UK is still a generation from parity

Why red London is turning redder - and the Conservatives should beware
By Tim Wigmore - 06 May 10:52

Labour could win 45 of London's 73 seats 

Are Labour losing?
By Stephen Bush - 05 May 17:43

Last week, panic spread through the Labour Party as it had its own "Wobbly Thursday". So is the party underperforming in the marginals? Or is it just Labour's inferiority complex at work?

Former Labour leader warns that the public may behave differently in "the privacy of the ballot booth".
Neil Kinnock: "Shy Tory" voters remain "a danger" for Labour
By George Eaton - 05 May 14:00

Former Labour leader warns that the public may behave differently in "the privacy of the ballot booth". 

Will Nick Clegg lose his seat?
By New Statesman - 05 May 12:30

Can Nick Clegg retain his seat? The polls paint a complex picture. 

General election 2015: will there be a second election?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 05 May 11:48

If no one wins on 7 May and Britain returns a hung parliament, could there be a snap second election? Here’s why it’s unlikely.

Labour shouldn't close the door on a Lib-Lab deal
By Andrew Harrop - 05 May 11:00

There is nothing inevitable or desirable about conjuring two opposing blocs: Labour/SNP verses Tory/Lib Dems. For both Labour and the Liberal Democrats, the advantage lies in keeping options open.

Where are the women?
By Daisy Srblin - 05 May 9:41

Women have played a bigger role in this election than any contest since 1987 - but we still have a long way to go.

Bermondsey & Old Southwark: The Last Liberal?
By Barbara Speed - 05 May 8:36

He survived mergers, New Labour's high tide - but now, with most of the party's councilors wiped out and Labour on the march, Simon Hughes faces the fight of his life. Barbara Speed goes on the campaign trail.

Are the Ashcroft polls wrong?
By Stephen Bush - 04 May 17:58

An ICM poll of Sheffield Hallam puts Nick Clegg seven points ahead of his Labour rival - and raises questions about the accuracy of the Ashcroft polling.

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