Remembering election nights with the pollster's favourite pendulum
9 programmes, 1 gallery
Panorama : The Alternative Prime Minister
Margaret Thatcher outlines her policies for running the country.
News : Thatcher Begins Conservative Party Campaign
The launch of the Conservative manifesto for the 1979 general election.
News : Election
Who will win? The eve of the general election in 1979.
General Election '79 : Results: Thatcher Wins Seat
The results come in from Margaret Thatcher's Finchley constituency.
General Election '79 : Results: Official Announcement of Win
Margaret Thatcher has an overall majority in Parliament.
News : Thatcher Arrives at Downing Street
'Where there is discord, may we bring harmony': Margaret Thatcher becomes Prime Minister.
Newsnight : South African Elections
Hope amongst confusion as all South Africans vote for the first time.
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