Election results are starting to be announced, as the joint BBC/ITV News/Sky Exit Poll has forecast the largest Conservative majority since Margaret Thatcher.
The Tories are predicted to win 368 seats - a majority of 86 - while Labour tumble to 191 seats, their worst result since 1935.
We got the reaction from some local politicians in the first of our 60 Sec Elec election specials:
Here are the biggest names and places which had a shake up overnight.
Here's what the Conservative, Labour and Lib Dem leaders had to say after a huge night for politics.