A group of Primary School children from the Scottish Borders have been preparing for the General Election by hosting their own in school.
The pupils, from Channelkirk Primary in Oxton, formed their own political parties and ran election campaigns before they went to the polls.
Lori Carnochan reports:
There are just 100 days until the General Election on May 7, and we've been asking how people in Annan are likely to vote, and what might influence their choices:
The General Election is just 100 days away, and we've been asking how people in Carlisle will be voting, and which issues concern them:
Lee Sherriff is aiming to be the first ever female MP in Cumbria. The mother of 3 from Carlisle has been selected as Labour's Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the city. The seat is number 15 on the list of Labour target seats for the next election. John Bevir reports.
In the Scottish Borders - there is no overall control and the coalition is yet to be decided. The SNP gained 3 seats, Independents also gained 3, the Borders party held 2 seats, the Scottish Liberal Democrats lost 4, and the Scottish Conservatives lost 2.
In Dumfries and Galloway... Independents gained 5, Labour gained 1, SNP lost 3, Scottish Liberal democrats lost 2, Scottish Conservatives lost 1, again no overall control. Dumfriesshire MP David Mundell admitted that the coalition's voters have voiced their annoyance with the government.
Tim Farron, the president of the LibDems - and MP for Westmorland and Lonsdale talks to Pam Royle about whether the LibDem losses are down to being in coalition government - and if it's destroying their grass roots support.
South Lakeland Opposition leader Cllr James Airey said today's loss of four seat shouldbe blamed on what is happening nationally.He added: "We've lost some great councillors today and Dave and Georgeneed to remember how important grass roots politics are."
There is no overall control of the authority, with the coalition yet to be decided.
- Labour: 15 seats (+1)
- Scottish Conservative and Unionist: 14 seats (-1)
- Scottish Liberal Democrats: 1 seat (-2)
- Scottish National Party: 9 seats (-3)
- Independents: 7 seats (+5)