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PUBLISHED: 13:23 05 May 2015 | UPDATED: 13:29 05 May 2015

The MP hopefuls at our social media hustings last month

The MP hopefuls at our social media hustings last month


Barking and Dagenham – along with the rest of the country – goes to the polls on Thursday, and we’ll be bringing you live coverage every step of the way

We’ll be bringing you dedicated coverage on our website and social media accounts throughout the day.

Our team of reporters will be working throughout the night from the count at Becontree Heath Leisure Centre, bringing you the news of Barking and Dagenham and Rainham’s new MPs.

Make sure you pick up a copy of next week’s Post for a full round up of the election.

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