Thousands of people across the country have executed their right to vote, but in a dark day for democracy the will of the British people has been overruled.
As election results for the Scottish Parliament, Welsh Assembly, local councils and the London mayoral race trickled in on Friday morning, the British government overruled perhaps the most important one of all.
That's right, despite an overwhelming majority of people opting for "RSS Boaty McBoatface", it has been announced that Britain's new £200m polar research vessel will instead be named "RSS David Attenborough".
It's a sad day
Attenborough wasn't even the second most popular choice!
- RRS Boaty McBoatface - 124,109
- RRS Poppy-Mai - 34,371
- RRS Henry Worsley - 15,231
- RRS It's Bloody Cold Here - 10,679
- RRS David Attenborough - 10,284