Final polls show dead heat ahead of British election

Polling Manager Scott Russel (R) and assistant Ross Clement deliver ballot boxes and a polling sign to a polling station on The Royal Mile in the centre of Edinburgh on May 6, 2015 on the eve of the General electionThe final polls released on the eve of Britain’s general election on Thursday showed main rivals Labour and the Conservatives locked in a dead heat. Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative party and the Labour party led by Ed Miliband have been neck-and-neck for much of the campaign. The last survey data released before a ban on the publishing of opinion polls comes into force indicated that a flurry of last-minute campaigning to win over undecided voters had failed to sway the race one way or another.

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