Parliament has been dissolved and campaigning has begun in the 2019 General Election.
Boris Johnson met the Queen at Buckingham Palace marking the official start of the election period in the run-up to polling day on December 12.
We asked ITV News Election Expert Professor Colin Rallings, "What are the main issues facing voters in the Border region?"
ITV News will be sharing all the key speeches and campaign appearances as they happen throughout the day as part of our Campaign Live coverage.
What else is making the election headlines in our region?