ELECTION 2017: To sleep or not to sleep? Everything you need to know about #GE2017 election night

It's going to be a long night as the UK goes to the polls for its snap 2017 general election.

Thursday, 8th June 2017, 10:13 am
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 5:06 am

So should you stay up all night or take a democracy nap? Here are the key moments to look out for and the seats which might indicate early on whether Theresa May has secured the thumping majority she originally envisaged.

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Toby S James is Senior Lecturer in British & Comparative Politics, University of East Anglia