Gloria and Eric busy themselves with last minute canvassing ahead of the Election Polls closing. Eric is under instructions to do everything in his power to help Gloria's chances and ferries pensioners to the polling station to secure their vote. But despite his best efforts, Pollard can’t ignore the fact that if Gloria does win, he may well end up losing the woman he loves. As the polls close and the count gets under way, will they have done enough to sweep Gloria to power? As Jack opens his birthday presents, he becomes suspicious when the kids reveal that he has one more big surprise to come. They tell him that he has a hot date waiting for him at The Woolpack – but who will it be and how will he take the news? As Cain watches Ollie and Marc preparing to go and stay with their dad for a while, he is desperate to pass on Angie’s dying words – that she loved them. But despite the guilt that weighs so heavily in his heart, he can’t bring himself to do it for fear of implicating himself in Angie's death. As Charity pays Cynthia her last pay packet, she humbly apologises for accusing Latisha of theft and asks her to reconsider her decision to quit. Meanwhile, Ray is not a happy man after discovering that Mack has been taking liberties while he has been away on holiday.