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As this year's General Election approaches, we take a look back at election fever from campaigns of the past.
Screaming Lord Sutch, leader of the Monster Raving Looney Party, at 10 Downing Street in 1974 to protest on behalf of 1,000 people denied the opportunity to vote due to an error at Stafford Town Hall.
Two nuns leave a polling station at Parliament Hill School after casting their votes in the General Election in 1970.
A polling station opens for the Erith and Crayford by-election, Bexley in 1965.
The General Election gains and losses are updated on the scoreboard at the Labour Party HQ in Transport House, Westminster, back in 1964.
Labour leader Harold Wilson talks to miners at Cronton Colliery during a tour of his constituency in 1964.
Liberal candidate for Glasgow Maryhill, Elspeth Attwooll, gets a good view of the constituency from the back of Womba the elephant, in 1974. Elspeth originally helped to train Womba at a Southampton zoo.
Angela Prescott, 21, of Withdene, Brighton, took time off from sunbathing on the beach to cast her vote in a bikini at a Brighton polling station in 1970.
Rear admiral Morgan Giles, Conservative candidate for Winchester, arrives on his horse, Gaffer, to cast his General Election vote at the polling station in Old Alresford in 1970.
Jack Dormand, Labour candidate for Easington, takes the spade as he talks to electricity workers in Easington village during his General Election campaign of 1970.
In 1958, Roland Hill parked his donkeys while he voted in the parliamentary by-election at Sunnyside Methodist Hall, Weston-super-Mare, while on the way to his donkey-ride pitch on the beach.
Young lads watch as Prime Minister Harold Wilson visits the Labour Party's headquarters in Lavender Hill, as part of his tour of South London constituencies with his wife Mary in 1970.
A polling station is set up in the Beaulieu Road Pony Trekking Centre for the Parish of Denny, where there were just 16 eligible voters for the New Forest by-election of 1968.
David Frost and George Ffitch at ITN headquarters in Wells Street, London, 1970.
Interviewer Robert Kee appears to hit out at Harold Wilson as he explains to the Prime Minister the technicalities of the microphones before an interview being recorded for the This Week programme in 1970.
Former Tory minister Julian Amery on the beach in Brighton canvassing sunbathers Anita Blomren and Kersti Fleming back in 1970.
Lucy Rea, 80, was shopping in a local supermarket when she encountered Tessa Jowell, Labour candidate for Ilford North by-election, and her supporter Roy Hattersley, Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection in 1978.
Actress Honor Blackman takes up the loudhailer in support of Tom Houston, Liberal candidate for the Cities of London and Westminster in the General Election of 1966.
Conservative leader Edward Heath drives down a street in Bexley in an open top car, during an election tour of his constituency in Kent in 1966.
In 1970, election night crowds in Trafalgar Square watch as the first results appear on a giant TV screen, showing a swing towards the Conservatives.