It is the day of the Federal Election and while plenty of people - more than 5000 voters in Lithgow alone - have already dropped their marked papers into the slots at the pre poll voting centre, it's time for everyone else to have their say.
Today, Calare voters will be making their selection between seven candidates, including sitting member, The Nationals Andrew Gee, who will be seeking to retain his seat. You can find out all about the candidates here.
We'll have journalists and photographers hitting the streets and polling booths across the region to talk voters, volunteers and of course those making the all important #democracysausage.
All the political action across the electorate will be covered here, from the moment the polling booths open at 8am, until they close at 6pm sharp.
Our journalists will then by monitoring the number crunchers to bring you the results as they happen.
This live blog will be constantly updating throughout the day. Refresh your browser and the new news will present at the top. You can follow the tally as the votes are counted.