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Last Updated: Friday May 06 2005 04:43 GMT

In pictures: Election night

A youth performs a trick on his BMX outside a polling station in Surrey.
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The race for 10 Downing Street is on. As polling stations close an exit poll suggests Tony Blair is on his way to an historic third term in power, but with a reduced majority.
A ballot box is rushed into the Sunderland South count
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Ballot boxes are rushed to counting stations around the country...
The first ballot box of votes arrives for counting from the Ross, Skye and Lochaber constituency of Liberal Democrat Leader Charles Kennedy at Dingwall Leisure Centre
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...and hurriedly opened as counting begins, including here in Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy's constituency of Ross, Skye and Lochaber.
Ballot boxes
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In Newton Aycliffe Police officer's watch over the unopened ballot boxes.
Chris Mullin, Labour MP for Sunderland South
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As in the previous three elections the first constituency to declare is Sunderland South, its result being announced at 2246 BST. It's a hold for Labour with Chris Mullin re-elected as MP.
Labour leader Tony Blair and his wife Cherie. Mr Blair was re-elected in Sedgefield with an 18,457 majority.
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Labour leader Tony Blair and his wife Cherie. Mr Blair was re-elected in Sedgefield with an 18,457 majority.
Conservative leader Michael Howard with his wife Sandra. Mr Howard was returned as MP for Folkestone and Hythe, almost doubling his majority
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Conservative leader Michael Howard with his wife Sandra. Mr Howard was returned as MP for Folkestone and Hythe, almost doubling his majority
Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy, with wife Sarah and their newborn baby, Donald. Mr Kennedy kept his seat in Ross, Skye and Lochaber
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Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy, with wife Sarah and their newborn baby, Donald. Mr Kennedy kept his seat in Ross, Skye and Lochaber
A giant ticker on BBC Television Centre in London - where Newsround is based - announces the Labour victory
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A giant ticker on BBC Television Centre in London - where Newsround is based - announces the Labour victory


Election 2005

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