Residents across the Island can today shape the future of the local council as polling stations across the garden Isle open for you to cast your vote.
A total of 40 seats have been fielded for the Conservative Party, while Labour has only 19 candidates standing. The once dominant Liberal Democrats have only 7 candidates with a total of 30 independent fighting for a seat. The controversial UKIP party have 29 candidates running.
Island Echo will be bringing you the election results live, as they happen, from 09:00 tomorrow (Friday) through our Twitter and Facebook profiles. We will also be updating an article here on the Island Echo website throughout the day.
You have until 22:00 tonight (Thursday) to vote for the town or parish councilor you want to win the seat in your area.
Take your polling card and/or ID to your nearest polling station to cast your vote.