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2001

Vote 2001 BBC

The BBC changed the theme tune for their coverage of the election from Rick Wakeman's "King Arthur" to a specially-composed theme was unpopular, and it reverted back to "Arthur" in 2005.

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After being delayed by the foot-and-mouth outbreak, the local elections were held on 7 June 2005, like the general election itself.

2002

BBC Local Elections 2002

From coverage of the 2002 local government elections.

2003

Vote 2003

From coverage of the 2003 local government elections.  The above picture is from the Scottish Parliamentary elections.

2004

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From the 2004 local government elections. The same on-air identity was also used for that year's European Parliament elections coverage.

2005–2008

2005

BBC Election 2005

These graphics were used from the 2005 general election coverage until the 2008 local elections (albeit with slight modifications every year.

2006

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BBC Election 2006

For the 2006 local government elections, more circles were added to represent more political parties than simply the three main parties at the time - Labour, the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats.

2007

BBC Election 2007

This logo was used for the 2007 local government elections, including the devolved elections.  The logo was slightly modified to make the logo more “square” rather than using lines.

2008 Local Government Elections

BBC Election 2008

The new election branding involved using circles once again.

2009

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From coverage of the 2009 European Parliamentary elections. The theme tune was Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, better known as "Ode to Joy", the European Parliament anthem.

2010–2014

2010

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From coverage of the 2010 general election.

2011

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From coverage of the 2011 local government elections and the referendum on the Alternative Vote.

2012

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From coverage of the 2012 local government elections.

2015–present

2015–2019

2015

UKElection 2015

From coverage of the 2015 general election.

2017

UKElection 2017

From coverage of the 2017 general election.

2019–present

2019

UKElection 2019

From coverage of the 2019 general election. The font was changed to BBC Reith, which the BBC had been rolling out since 2018.  The theme tune returned to Rick Wakeman's "King Arthur" once again, albeit a heavily remixed version.

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