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Labour And The Tories Are Neck And Neck In The Polls As Britons Start Voting

There's nothing between the UK's leading parties in the final polls before the general election. Forming a coalition is going to be incredibly hard.

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The final polls before Britons start voting show there is absolutely nothing between the Conservatives and Labour in this general election.

Three of the final polls by the UK's leading market research companies indicate that the major parties are absolutely neck and neck as voters go to the polls.

The Daily Mail/ITV/ComRes poll has the Conservatives on 35% of the vote and Labour on 34%.

ITV

The Mirror/Survation poll has Labour and the Conservatives tied on 33% each.

Breaking: #Labour and #Conservative neck and neck in last @Survation poll before election day http://t.co/mP8SC5FmhS

And the Sun/YouGov poll has both Labour and the Conservatives on 34% support.

Thursday's Sun front page: Well Hung #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers

This is how polling expert Peter Kellner at YouGov predicts the results will turn out when it comes to seats.

Peter Kellner’s final seat prediction - http://t.co/BMsbPpuVaX

Any coalition needs 323 seats to have a majority in the House of Commons, assuming Sinn Féin hold their existing constituencies in Northern Ireland and don't take their seats.

If Peter Kellner's prediction is correct, there are few likely combinations of parties that could form a government with a working majority.

Jim Waterson is a politics editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

Contact Jim Waterson at jim.waterson@buzzfeed.com.

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