With the polls closing soon in Britain, early exit polls are causing jaws to drop on all sides. David Cameron’s Conservative Party looks to be close to a clear majority in the House of Commons. If this early exit poll holds up, it would likely enable Cameron to form a government without a formal coalition partner. The Scottish SNP is apparently doing as expected—wreaking havoc on the Labour Party, whose seats are going to plummet. Bottom line: if this holds up, Cameron’s call for UKIP voters to “come home” has worked (UKIP projected to bag only two seats), while Labour’s appeal to Scottish leftists has failed.
And let’s look forward to lots of good election coverage tonight like this: