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Bacon butties provide political appetite at the Peoples' History Museum

Bacon butties served as people digest election results Photo: ITV Granada

The morning after the night before and the People's History Museum is hosting an election breakfast for early risers with a political appetite to come together and digest the results of what has been one of the remarkable general elections in a generation. Today is fast becoming one of the most important days in modern British history.

Gasps from the crowd as Ed Ball loses his seat Credit: ITV Granada

Visitors gave an audible gasp as the result came in for the shadow chancellor Ed Balls seat of Morley and Outwood. The night was full of big name casualties and the potential for 3 leaders to resign by the end of the day. Discussion centred on what lost the campaign for Labour - could it've been the now infamous bacon sandwich moment?

Vote! Exhibition at the Peoples' History Museum Credit: ITV Granada

The backdrop will be the museum's Election! Britain Votes exhibition, which as well as screening live broadcasts and evolving statistics, explores a 100 year history of elections through a fascinating collection of political objects, posters and photographs.

Vote! Exhibition at the Peoples' History Museum Credit: ITV Granada

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