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Election 2010: Leeds decides

General Election TV debate
The debate is over and the votes are cast across Leeds

The votes are in and the counting is finished in Leeds and across most of the country as we find out who the winners and losers are in the 2010 general election.

This is the place where you can find out the latest and hear some of the important election night moments from Leeds

If you're looking for the results from constituencies in the rest of West Yorkshire visit the BBC West Yorkshire website here

BBC Radio Leeds and BBC One's Look North will analyse the results and bring you further coverage of the 2010 election in this region.

Marginal constituencies in Leeds as across West Yorkshire look to have been a key battleground at the general election. Here's how election night (and morning) unfolded across Leeds.

There are eight seats in Leeds. With all the results in Labour has held five seats and the Liberal Democrats one, while the Conservatives have gained two seats (Elmet and Rothwell, Pudsey) from Labour.

Elmet and Rothwell

Conservative gain: Alec Shelbrooke the new Conservative MP for Elmet and Rothwell describes how his campaign helped to take the seat.

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Leeds Central

Labour hold: Hilary Benn retained this seat for Labour and there was a big increase in turnout from 44% in 2005 to 57% in 2010.

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Leeds East

Labour hold: George Mudie retains his seat for Labour

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Leeds North East

Labour hold: Listen to some of Fabian Hamilton's acceptance speech as he retains the seat.

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Leeds North West

Liberal Democrat hold: Leeds' only seat represented by the Liberal democrats has been emphatically retained by Greg Mulholland and in this clip he is realistic about coalitions.

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Leeds West

Labour hold: This was the first seat to declare in Leeds with the count coming at 4.25 am on Thursday 7, May. Rachel Reeves taking the plaudits here.

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Morley and Outwood

Labour hold: Ed Balls wins the seat with a narrow majority but there is to be no 'Portillo' moment here in this election.

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Conservative gain: The first Conservative gain in Leeds was declared just before 4.45am as Andrew Stuart took the seat.

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