Turnout at the Newark by election looks like having been around 53% - high for a by election.
A party source has told ITV News that with the mainly urban areas (which favour Ukip over the Tories) counted the numbers look like Cons 37%, Ukip 33%, Labour 18%, Lib Dems 2%.
Labour are briefing that the Conservatives have thrown everything from the kitchen sink to the Aga at this and still lost a lot of votes to Ukip.
The Conservatives say if they win this it'll be their first by election victory whilst in Government for 25 years.
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