General Election 2010

As the stories come in from the 16 Sussex counts, we'll keep you up to date here

07.30
All the results are in - Sussex has 13 Conservative MPs, 2 Lib Dems, 0 Labour and memorably, 1 Green

07.07
Peter Bottomley retains Worthing West

06.55
Tim Loughton retains East Worthing

06.20
Francis Maude retains Horsham - just the Worthing seats to go now

05.55
The Greens have their first ever MP! Caroline Lucas wins Brighton Pavilion

05.39
Nicholas Soames wins Mid Sussex for the Tories

05.35
Tories take Brighton Kemp Town, Simon Kirby is the new MP

05.20
At last a result - Mike Weatherley has won Hove for the Tories - a gain from Labour

Hove election declaration

04.45
It's all gone quiet, 8 of the 16 Sussex constituencies still have to declare and there's no sign of any news

04.07
Conservatives hold Chichester

04.03
Conservatives hold Wealden

03.34
Equalities Minister Michael Foster loses at Hastings & Rye

03.30
Conservative hold Bognor Regis & Littlehampton

03.20
Conservatives win Crawley

03.07
Norman Baker holds Lewes for Lib Dems

02.54
Greg Barker holds Bexhill and Battle for Conservatives

02.46
First official result is in Lib Dems win Eastbourne from Conservatives. Stephen Lloyd is MP

02.35
Reports from Eastbourne suggest that the Lib Dems may have taken it from the Conservatives

02.21
Still no Sussex results in. We're told the delay in Hove is due to counting the postal votes

01.40
Brighton Pavilion turnout 67.8% up 3.8%

01.30
It's revealed Star Wars and Withnail and I actor, Ralph Brown is the Press Officer for Caroline Lucas, who's hoping to win Brighton Pavilion for the Greens

01.04
Turn out at Brighton Kemp town is 62.2 % (up 2% on 2005)

Counters at Btn Centre

00.52
Turnout at Hove is 65.1% (up 1)

00.50
Strong rumours that Greens will win Brighton Pavilion

00.26
The first Sussex results are due around 2am, with all 16 completed by 4am. The ones that will be closest watched are Crawley, where Labour has a majority of just 37 votes and the three Brighton & Hove seats which are all Labour but are being targeted by the Conservatives. The Greens have high hopes of winning Brighton Pavilion

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