That's it, we're off... Parliament has dissolved and campaigning has officially begun.
The countdown is on until we head to the ballot box on December 12 for a General Election.
As politicians hit the campaign trail, have you managed to keep track of what's been going on in our region this week?
Here's our Digital Producer Amy Sutton with the Election Section.
Throughout the run-up to the December 12 election, ITV News will be streaming campaign events from all the major political parties - live and unedited.
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