A total of four candidates contested the seat to become the next MP for Halifax.

They are James Baker (Lib Dems), Mark Weedon (UKIP), Holly Lynch (Labour) and Chris Pearson (Conservative)

Voters went to the polls from 7am on Thursday with the polling stations closing at 10pm.

Results for Kirklees and Calderdale are expected to be announced from 4am.

The Examiner asked each of the candidates what their aim would be if they won the seat.

By the time the result is known in Halifax the overall outcome of the election may already have been decided.

Halifax's result in the 2017 General Election
Halifax's result in the 2017 General Election

This allow you to keep up-to-date with how the result is developing.

Election Results Live

326 needed for majority
Conservatives Theresa May
318
Labour Jeremy Corbyn
262
snp Nicola Sturgeon
35
Lib Dems Tim Farron
12
DUP
10
Sinn Fein
7
Plaid Cymru
4
Green
1
UKIP
0
UUP
0
Other
1
Undeclared
0

Once the result for Halifax has been declared we will be updating this article.

But you can stay in touch with all the national and local results on our live blog.

General election 2017: Live coverage as Huddersfield and Kirklees head to the polls