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In Pictures: Glasgow East by-election

Votes being counted

The Glasgow East by-election went to a recount after a close-run contest

Votes

The recount was ordered after reports that the SNP had a lead of less than 500 votes

Margaret Curran

Labour candidate Margaret Curran waiting for the outcome at Tollcross Leisure Centre

John Mason

SNP candidate John Mason looked confident when he arrived at about 1245 BST

Party observers

Party observers watched the votes being counted

John Mason celebrates

Mr Mason's confidence was justified when he won the seat with a majority of 365 votes

Davena Rankin

Davena Rankin took the Conservatives into third place in the seat, leapfrogging the Lib Dems



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