As the country takes to the polls tomorrow for the first December general election since 1923, voters will be choosing a new government to steer the nation into the new decade.

At the Gazette, our election team is ready to go. Spare a thought for our reporters who will be staying up overnight bringing you all the latest action, drama and results from Basingstoke and beyond.

Ryan Evans is heading to Fleet for the North East Hampshire results, while chief reporter Tim Birkbeck will be at Hampshire Court Hotel for Basingstoke. Elliott Binks meanwhile, is travelling to Test Valley Borough Council for North West Hampshire’s results.

You can follow all the coverage on our website Our live blog is kicking off at 7pm here on the website. If you are one of those who is planning to stay up overnight, do check out our Facebook page where we will be broadcasting the results live. 

Katie French, Editor