Ukip win only one seat so far despite racking up millions MORE votes than Lib-Dems OR SNP 

  • Nigel Farage appeared to be heading for defeat in South Thanet today 
  • Mr Farage has pledged to resign as leader if he fails to win the Kent seat 
  • Party has got more votes than Lib Dems and SNP but 'hardly any seats'  
  • He said: 'The system is bust. You've got a first past the post system where we clearly become the third party in Britain but get hardly any seats.'
  • Douglas Carswell wins Ukip's first seat, taking Clacton with 19,642 votes  
  • Ukip deputy leader says current electoral system is 'affront to democracy'