It's municipal election day in Newfoundland and Labrador

New town and city councils will be voted in tonight as municipal elections take place across the province. Here's who to follow on Twitter for updates.

Polls close tonight at 8 p.m., stay with CBC NL for updates and coverage

Polling staff preparing for the start of municipal election voting in Corner Brook Tuesday morning. (Brian McHugh/CBC)

New town and city councils will be voted in tonight as municipal elections take place across the province.

CBC Newfoundland and Labrador has journalists on the ground across the province tweeting updates and results.

In St. John's, we'll have two reporters covering the race for the mayor's seat. 

Jeremy Eaton will be tweeting updates from Danny Breen's camp, and Mark Quinn will be tweeting updates from where Andy Wells is stationed.

Garrett Barry is keeping a close eye on council elections in central Newfoundland.

Follow Gary Moore for updates from western Newfoundland, including the hotly-contested mayor's race in Corner Brook.

In Labrador, Katie Breen will be tweeting updates on the races in Happy Valley-Goose Bay and Jacob Barker will be covering Labrador West.

We'll be updating our website with stories as results come in. 

Must-watch races

There are several key races to watch, including in St. John's and Mount Pearl, where voters are tasked with picking a new mayor.

In St. John's, current city councillor Danny Breen, former mayor Andy Wells and community activist Renee Sharpe are all vying to become the new mayor. Dennis O'Keefe announced he would not seek re-election in August.

Mount Pearl, the province's second largest city, will also have a new mayor tomorrow with Travis Faulkner and Dave Aker looking to replace outgoing mayor Randy Simms.

In Corner Brook, Mayor Charles Pender is being challenged by business consultant Jim Parsons.

Paradise, Portugal Cove-St. Philips, Marystown and Spaniard's Bay are just some of the other tightly contested races to watch across Newfoundland and Labrador tonight.

Many of the province's municipal councils will be sworn in without having had a proper election, as this year saw an increase in the number of candidates who have been elected  by acclamation.

Stay with CBC NL for coverage of tonight's municipal elections.