Election 2015 England

General election 2015: Voting under way across North East

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Image caption Polling stations are open between 07:00 BST and 22:00 BST

Voting is under way at polling stations across Northumberland, Tyneside, Wearside and County Durham.

As well as the 2015 General Election there will be also be elections for Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, and Sunderland councils.

People can vote from 07:00 BST to 22:00 BST, with most of the results announced overnight.

You can follow the results as they come in on our election live service.