The exit poll suggests that the Conservatives have a large lead over Labour – but not so large that they would have a majority government. The number of seats they need is 326.
If the poll is totally accurate – a big if – the Conservatives can form a coalition government with the 10 seats the much-weakened Liberal Democrats allegedly have.
The other extraordinary thing about this poll is the overwhelming success of the SNP. Last time around they only won six seats.
And the overriding reaction is...
There are also a whole bunch of people who say they're getting ready to emigrate.
To a lot of different countries.
Mind you, Paddy Ashdown doesn't believe it.
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