Archive of 6 May 2011
Voters have rejected AV by an astonishing majority, ending a disastrous 24 hours for the Liberal Democrats.
David Cameron's party has performed unexpectedly well in local elections.
The full extent of the crushing verdict against the Lib Dems is slowly emerging as results trickle through.
Turnout for the AV referendum varied between 50% and 35%, it has been confirmed.
Scottish Labour leader Iain Gray has quit after the SNP secured a historic majority in Holyrood.