Live coverage of south Essex 2015 election in Basildon, Castle Point, Southend, Rochford & Thurrock

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  • SO the results are in and the Tories hold on in all south Essex seats, including Thurrock and Castle Point, where polls suggested Ukip had made in-roads.
  • Click here for our dramatic live blog to see how Election 2015 unfolded in south Essex.
  • Voters across south Essex are going to the polls to decide who will be their next MP.
  • Our reporters and photographers will bring you all the latest updates through the day and into the night.
  • We will be focusing on Basildon and Billericay, Castle Point, Rayleigh and Wickford, Rochford and Southend East, South Basildon and East Thurrock, Southend West and Thurrock seats.
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