General Election 2019 live results and reaction from the Wakefield district and across the country

It’s arguably the most important election in living memory both in the Wakefield district and across the United Kingdom.

Thursday, 12th December 2019, 5:59 pm
Updated Thursday, 12th December 2019, 6:13 pm
People have been voting throughout the day at polling stations up and down the country. Picture: Gerard Binks

Up and down the country, millions of voters have been going to the polls today to decide who will get the keys to 10 Downing Street.

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Has Boris Johnson’s ‘Get Brexit Done’ mantra been enough to return the Conservatives to power? Has Jeremy Corbyn’s message of “hope” been able to convince his doubters? And will the Liberal Democrats and the SNP make the impact that respective leaders Jo Swinson and Nicola Sturgeon will be hoping for?

We’ll kick off our live coverage of election night tonight from 9.45pm, just before the polls close – and just in time for the exit poll. Want to have your say? Email me at [email protected] with your comments for the live blog.