Election 2015: how party leaders are trying to win your vote

Polls suggest the election is too close to call as leaders of the main parties rush around the country

Ed Miliband
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Party leaders are making their final last-ditch attempts to drum up support as the general election campaign draws to a close.

Tomorrow, the country will go to the polls in one of the most unpredictable elections ever seen.

Tory leader David Cameron and Labour leader Ed Miliband will both be hoping for a late surge as the latest polls suggest the two parties are neck and neck, with neither winning enough seats for an outright majority.

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Today's "final frenzy of activity" is not just for the benefit of the cameras, says BBC's Norman Smith "It is a genuine scramble for last minute votes because it's such an uncertain and potentially close election."

Smith describes the election as one of the "most momentous" in living memory because of the "potential for change and what is at stake".

So what are the leaders doing to win your vote today?

David Cameron

The Conservative leader is heading to north-west England, Scotland and the Midlands. He was also seen visiting supermarket workers overnight. He told BBC Radio 4's Today programme this morning that he was "still fighting for a majority", despite the fact that the polls show this is unlikely. He is expected to renew his attack on a possible minority Labour government, supported by SNP, promising that a Tory government will keep Britain "on the road to a brighter future".

Ed Miliband

The Labour leader will be visiting Conservative-held marginal seats in the north of England, beginning in Lancashire and ending in West Yorkshire. He will make speeches in four different places, pledging a "government that will put working people first" rather than the "privileged few". He is expected to accuse the Tories of running a "desperate, negative campaign" and will argue that Labour is the party "with the momentum as we enter the final straight".

Nick Clegg

The Liberal Democrat leader has been travelling from Land's End to John O'Groats, with stops in Cumbria and Scotland today. Clegg is battling to hold on to the 57 seats his party won in 2010 and is expected to tell Scottish constituencies under threat from the SNP that they face "the biggest political decision" of their lives. "Labour or the Conservatives will be left to run a messy and unstable minority government, dependent on the SNP on the one hand or Ukip and the DUP on the other," he will say.

Nigel Farage

The Ukip leader will address a party rally in Kent today. He will probably be trying to deflect attention away from the last-minute suspension of Robert Blay, Ukip candidate for North East Hampshire, who was filmed claiming he would "put a bullet" between the eyes of his Tory rival Ranil Jayawardena if he ever became prime minister.

Nicola Sturgeon

The Scottish National Party leader will be on the streets of Edinburgh telling voters: "Scotland has the opportunity to have more power and influence at Westminster than ever before." After dominating many of the headlines in the last few weeks, Sturgeon will make her final speech in the city later on. As she visited a nursery in Livingston, West Lothian, yesterday, she told voters that they have "48 hours to get the Tories out".

Natalie Bennett

The Green Party leader will be speaking in Bristol today, where she is expected to emphasise her determination to "keep the Tories out of government and keep Labour in line". Bennett is hoping her party can win a second seat in Bristol West.

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