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General Election 2015: The best quotes of the campaign

Published 05/05/2015

"Am I tough enough? Hell, yes, I'm tough enough." Labour leader Ed Miliband when challenged by broadcaster Jeremy Paxman.
"Oh it's crats? I thought it was Liberal Demo-cats." Reality TV star Joey Essex finally learned the real name of the Liberal Democrats after interviewing party leader, Nick Clegg.
"David Cameron is a bit of a troll." Shadow chancellor Ed Balls in a newspaper interview as he criticised the Prime Minister for "making politics nastier."
"Ed Balls saying this is some kind of joke is, I think, frankly one of the most appalling things I have heard in this election campaign so far" David Cameron angrily denounced the shadow chancellor for suggesting Liam Byrne's "no money left" note was a "joke".
"Are you OK, Ed?" A concerned Jeremy Paxman was overheard asking Mr Miliband after interviewing the Labour leader in the first television contest.
"It's decision time - that's what pumps me up." Prime Minister David Cameron's plea for votes amid criticism that the Tory campaign lacked passion.
"This kind of scaremongering is dangerous; it divides communities and it creates stigma to people who are ill and I think you should be ashamed of yourself." Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood to Ukip leader Nigel Farage after he suggested immigrants who are HIV-positive should not be allowed to come to the UK.
"Ed Miliband stabbed his own brother in the back to become Labour leader. Now he is willing to stab the United Kingdom in the back to become prime minister." Defence Secretary Michael Fallon accused Labour of "trading away."
"I was only trying to get a selfie with Nick Clegg." Student Will Carrie after he accidentally dropped his trousers while meeting the Lib Dem leader in Solihull. ends
''I think, if I had my time again, I wouldn't eat a bacon sandwich live on TV." Mr Miliband after he was famously captured on camera struggling to eat the snack.
"I had what Natalie Bennett described as a brain fade." Mr Cameron after saying he supported West Ham United during a speech in south London after previously claiming to be an Aston Villa fan.

With just two days to go before voters go to the polls, we look back at the most memorable quotes from the campaign trail.


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