Henrique Capriles has asked for a recount after his defeat in the recent Venezuelan presidential elections.
The British National Party has suffered defeats in council seats across the United Kingdom.
Richard Harrington, the former chairman of Conservative Friends of Israel, has ended Labour’s 13-year reign in Watford.
The political consultant of the Conservative Friends of Israel, Robert Halfon, has become an MP in Harlow after a 10 year campaign to enter Parliament.
Many Jewish candidates have been celebrating retaining their seats in a tumultuous election night.
The already thin margin of support for Liberal Democrat's Mark Hunter didn't slip at all in Cheadle despite bad press over anti-Israel letters he sent to Muslim voters.
Jewish candidate Richard Baum saw some success in increasing the Liberal Democrat vote in Bury North, although in third place he was no competition for the only swing seat to the Tories in Greater Manchester.
Diane Abbott has won Hackney North and Stoke Newington, home to many of London’s strictly Orthodox community, who live in Stamford Hill.
Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour MP who accused Israel of “war crimes” against Palestinians, has held his seat in Islington North.
Former Conservative Foreign Secretary Malcolm Rifkind has held his Kensington seat with a comprehensive victory.
Jewish MP Louise Ellman last night held on to her seat in Liverpool Riverside – despite a contest in which she and neighbouring MP Luciana Berger were targeted for their membership of Labour Friends of Israel.
Shadow Housing Minister and former BBYO leader Grant Shapps has held Welwyn Hatfield for the Conservatives.
Millionaire Zac Goldsmith has secured a victory for the Conservatives in Richmond Park with a seven per cent swing from the Liberal Democrats.
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Hendon has been pinpointed as a key battleground constituency by the Labour Party as Britain marks the halfway point between the 2010 and 2015 election.
British National Party leader Nick Griffin has hinted that he may contest the Oldham East and Saddleworth constituency in a by-election next year.