Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party is said to have closed the gap with the Conservatives in the past week – but marginal seats in the North of England are switching to the Tories.
Voters in the town are set to shock the constituency on June 8, as Labour struggles to hang on against a strong Tory opposition.
Voters in the town are set to shock the constituency on June 8th, as Labour struggles to hang on
Theresa May has been campaigning hard in Darlington
The consistency is set to swing to the Conservatives over the General Election as the strong presence of Ukip in the region collapsed after competition from Theresa May's Brexit policies.
The marginal seat will be closely monitored by party activists since the seat is close to where New Labour architects Tony Blair and Peter Mandelson were elected as MPs.
In a BBC report, radio host Mark Mardell spoke to residents in Darlington who said they were "fed up" with Labour, despite their traditional allegiances.
An elderly voter at the local market told Mardell: "Darlington is dying, there it's nothing on the market, nothing in this city.
"It is because of Labour. We're dying because of Labour.
"Labour, get your finger out and do something good for Darlington."
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Labour looks set to lose its Northern heartlands under Jeremy Corbyn
Mark Mardell spoke to residents in Darlington who said they were "fed up" with Labour
Labour, get your finger out and do something good for Darlington
One voter said: "Corbyn is no good. His policies on migration are weak. I can’t see Labour ever being in power."
A former policeman added: "I will vote Labour but not for Corbyn.
"As long as you have that fella in power you will never be in charge of the country."