Liberal Democrats leader Nick Clegg has cast his vote in Britain's closest general election in decades. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg, accompanied by his wife, arrived at a polling station in his Sheffield constituency on Thursday (May 7) to cast his vote. It is the tightest election in decades and one that could cause government gridlock, push the world's fifth-largest economy closer to leaving the European Union and stoke a second attempt by Scotland to break away. Final opinion polls showed Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives and Ed Miliband's opposition Labour Party almost in a dead heat, indicating neither will win enough seats for an outright majority in the 650-seat parliament. deals.