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Demo for democracy
By Anthony Barnett - 08 May 22:29

Nick Clegg addresses crowd marching for electoral reform.

Tories vulnerable in the event of a deal
By George Eaton - 08 May 18:24

The rumours may have been denied, but Grayling and Villiers are vulnerable.

The day the picture editors got lucky
By Jon Bernstein - 08 May 17:36

Clegg, Cameron and Brown all in one place.

The three-step case against first-past-the-post.
By Jon Bernstein - 08 May 14:50

Our voting system is blatantly unfair.

Is Brown going to scupper a Lib-Lab deal?
By George Eaton - 08 May 13:12

Labour leader reportedly “delivered a diatribe laced with threats” to Nick Clegg.

Labour’s left had an excellent election
By George Eaton - 08 May 12:02

Party’s most prominent lefties were returned with increased majorities.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 08 May 9:00

The ten must-read pieces from this morning’s papers.

London Evening Standard offers sober view of historic events
By Jon Bernstein - 07 May 18:52

London's finest freesheet joins the constitutional debate tonight with the headline "Get out of No 10 Gordon".

BNP suffers crushing defeat at the ballot box
By Daniel Trilling - 07 May 18:17

Far-right councillors are wiped out in Barking and Dagenham; further losses nationally.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 07 May 17:06

The five must-read blogs from today, on divisions, coalitions and deals.

The Liberal dilemma: electoral reform or policy influence?
By Sholto Byrnes - 07 May 15:21

The third party has a history of being more ambiguous about proportional representation than is usua

The Times plays catch-up
By Ian K Smith - 07 May 14:19

Electoral uncertainty creates mayhem on the paper’s front page.

“We won the campaign,” says Gove. “Er, no,” says everybody else
By Jon Bernstein - 07 May 14:11

Shadow schools minister struggles with his sums.

Results day front pages
By Ian K Smith - 07 May 12:33

The swing vote to a hung parliament and a cliffhanger.

This was not the disaster for Labour that many feared
By George Eaton - 07 May 9:33

The party has not suffered a 1983-style wipeout.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 07 May 9:13

The ten must-read pieces from this morning’s papers.

Five big stories from the night (so far)
By Jon Bernstein - 07 May 9:08

Here’s what you may have missed.

There will be fewer independent MPs after this election
By George Eaton - 07 May 7:53

Whatever happened to the “expenses effect”?

Britain’s first-ever Green MP elected
By Samira Shackle - 07 May 7:17

Historic win for Caroline Lucas in Brighton Pavilion.

Esther Rantzen fails to win seat in Luton South
By Samira Shackle - 07 May 5:50

That’s life (sorry, sorry, terrible joke) -- but what does Rantzen’s loss tell us about the rest of

Jacqui Smith loses seat
By George Eaton - 07 May 5:42

The biggest scalp of the night?

Balls avoids a “Portillo moment” (just)
By George Eaton - 07 May 5:23

Balls survives with a hugely reduced majority.

BNP fails to secure seats in Barking and Stoke Central
By Samira Shackle - 07 May 4:57

Nick Griffin is not elected to parliament, as Labour vote in Barking goes up.

What’s gone wrong for the Lib Dems?
By Samira Shackle - 07 May 3:59

Unless there is a major shift tonight, this might not be such a game-changer for the third party.

Lembit’s out!
By George Eaton - 07 May 3:30

Party star ousted by the Tories.

Labour takes back Blaenau Gwent
By George Eaton - 07 May 3:20

Labour regains seat dramatically lost to an independent in 2005.

The BBC party: everything is wrong
By Sophie Elmhirst - 07 May 2:28

Election 2010: Guffwatch!

Peter Robinson out: a sensational result
By George Eaton - 07 May 2:14

First Minister of Northern Ireland loses his seat.

Tories trying to have it both ways on the exit poll
By George Eaton - 07 May 1:28

Conservatives claim poll could be wrong but also that Brown has been “decisively rejected”.

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