According to the Guardian’s latest projection of polls, the Tories are projected to win 276 seats, Labour 267, the SNP 55, the Lib Dems 27, the DUP nine, Ukip three and the Greens are set to retain their one seat.
Both Cameron and Miliband would need the votes of other parties if they are to command the confidence of the House of Commons.
And as things stand, the arithmetic is to the advantage of Miliband.
This is because the sum of the “anti-Tory” bloc – those parties that have said they would vote a Tory government down – currently adds up to 329 seats: a majority. Tallying up all the possible sources of support for a Cameron-led government yields 315 votes.Probably too close to call ...