The best tweets of election night

Sorry Paxman, Dimbleby, Bradby – all the real action is happening on Twitter.

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We don't know about the result (despite what the current predictions would have us believe), but we predict it's going to be a long morning.

As much as we love the BBC, ITV and Channel 4, we've got our eyes glued to Twitter, and for good reason – more people tweeted about the Election than the Royal Baby, sorry K-Middy. 

No time delays, these are our favourite #GE2015 tweets of the night so far...

Q's mounting : Will be PM by 2019? Will there be Euro referendum? who will lead Labour and Lib Dems?

— Krishnan Guru-Murthy (@krishgm)


Boris tucking into a red bull

— Bryony Gordon (@bryony_gordon)


It's over. didn't formally concede defeat but his face and his reference to "a very disappointing & difficult night" did

— Nick Robinson (@bbcnickrobinson)


Not even close! What was I thinking!?

— Tom Katsumi (@tomkatsumi)


Nick Clegg's official spokesman says Clegg will outline future plans "in a few hours". Does not dampen speculation Clegg will quit

— Kamal Ahmed (@bbckamal)


— SerialSockThief (@serialsockthief)


Fascinating how strongly Cameron made a pitch for Union at end of his does what work with 50 SNP MP s?

— Laura Kuenssberg (@bbclaurak)


Danny Alexander (LD and Chief Secretary to the Treasury) has lost his seat to the SNP.

— Jack Monroe (@MsJackMonroe)


Top tip, election watchers: go to bed now, set alarm for 2, skip all the people speculating wildly on the basis of three seats.

— Gaby Hinsliff (@gabyhinsliff)


Whoever gets in, better make it easier to vote.

— Gemma Cairney (@gemcairn)


Britain has 100 per cent women MPs at 11.18pm May 7th 2015

— Jane Garvey (@janegarvey1)


Bounty bar down the hatch right now but I'd better watch out as is rather partial to them

— Cathy Newman (@cathynewman)


To be a fly on the walls of this house! Curtains closed, lights on at 's house

— Paul Harrison (@SkyNewsEditor)


If these are right I will be leaving first thing tomorrow to live out the rest of my natural life somewhere like The Maldives

— Amanda Lamb (@missamandalamb)


When you're not doing so well, vote for a better life for yourself. If you are doing quite nicely, vote for a better life for others.

— Irvine Welsh (@IrvineWelsh)


ENTIRELY confused by how David Mitchell’s sidekick on Channel 4’s alternative election show is called Jeremy. That is going to get weird.

— Christopher Phin (@chrisphin)


I'll be live-stitching the election results throughout the night, so you don't even have to watch the news...

— Tom Katsumi (@tomkatsumi)
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