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The UK General Election Results In Pictures

A night of history. And no sleep.

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On the morning of the election, the stars of the show cast their vote.

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Left to right: Labour party leader Ed Miliband and his wife, Justine Thornton; leader of the Conservative party David Cameron and his wife, Samantha; and leader of the Liberal Democrat party Nick Clegg and his wife, Miriam Gonzalez Durantez.

As Britain's voters head to the polls.

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People leave after casting their votes at a polling station at Christchurch Primary School in Brick Lane, east London.

A dog waits for a voter to leave a polling station in the village of Mells (left), and a man waves after voting at the Ush Hair hairdressing salon, which was used as a polling station in Hull.

A woman leaves after voting at the caravan polling station in the Black Horse pub car park in Halesowen (left), and a man votes at a polling station inside the Ace Launderette in Oxford.

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Mhairi Black is congratulated by Labour candidate Douglas Alexander. At the age of just 20, Black is Britain's youngest member of parliament since 1667.

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Conservative candidate Andrea Jenkyns shakes hands with shadow chancellor Ed Balls after defeating him and being elected the member of parliament for Morley and Outwood.

Matt Tucker is the UK Picture Editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.

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