The result is expected to be announced shortly for the Easington constituency. A declaration is expected at around 2am.
Coutners at Rainton Meadows Arena in Durham are trying to work who won both in that seat and in the City of Durham.
Labour's hopes are dashed in Stockton South, as the Conservative majority soars.
Redcar was expected to return to Labour, after their shock defeat to the Lib Dems in 2010.
Hartlepool confirms itself as UKIP's top target in the region for 2020.