Author: Laura Dewis

92Rewind: Beating the swingometer

Updated Thursday, 29th April 2010
What tricks did the TV networks pull out of their bags for election night in 1992?

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This blog is coming to you as part of Open2.net's 92Rewind Twitter stream in the lead up to this year's General Election.

It's around now on the election timeline that the TV networks start shouting about their utterly amazing and world-changing plans for election night.

Back in 1992, it was all about beating the BBC's swingometer which is still going strong after all these years.

BBC's swingometer

Take a step back in time by checking out previous election coverage and ITN's response back in 1992.

A home-made swingometer
Home-made Swingometer by Syniq

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