Election 2015 Wales

Election 2015: Voting nears end across Wales

Polling station
Image caption Voters in Wales are electing 40 MPs out of 650 seats being contested across the UK

Polling for the UK general election has entered its final stage with time to vote running out.

Around 280 candidates are contesting 40 seats for a chance to represent Wales at Westminster for the next five years.

Polling stations are open until 22:00 BST when electoral teams will begin a long night of counting.

Thousands of postal votes will also be counted overnight and the first Welsh results are expected in the early hours of Friday morning.

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