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Voters go to polls in two by elections

Voting is under way in elections for two new members of the House of Keys.

Four candidates are contesting one vacant seat in South Douglas, three are vying for the seat in North Douglas.

Polling stations in the constituencies opened at 8am and you can cast your ballot until 8pm tonight.

Ballot boxes will then be sealed and brought to the counts - with the results expected to be declared sometime around 9pm.

Returning officers are travelling between the polling stations throughout the day, to oversee staff and ensure the polls are in order.

That role in South Douglas is being carried out by Kirk McCarthy.

He says despite it being a long and often tense day, running an election is always enjoyable:

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