BEST OF DOGS AT POLLING STATIONS

Best Of Dogs At Polling Stations
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BEST OF DOGS AT POLLING STATIONS



Written by Dont Panic
04 Thursday 04th May 2017

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Today voters go to the polls in local elections for 34 councils in England, all 32 Scotltish councils and all 22 councils in Wales, plus six mayoral elections in England. The results are thought to be particularly important this year, acting as a sort of barometer for how the general election may turn out (a by-election for the Manchester Gorton parliamentary seat was due to be held today, but was put off due to the general election).

Labour is expected to lose seats across the three countries they're contesting, while speculations mounts over whether the Lib Dems can launch a successful fightback in these seats. So if you really care about which party will be emptying your bins and rejecting your home extension application, stay glued to your televisions tonight.

A meme which emerged in recent years is #dogsatpollingstations, candid snaps of canines as they wait for their humans to finish voting. A cynic would argue it's just another excuse to share cute dog snaps, others would say that if these pooches - who don't even have suffrage! - can bother to turn up at the polls then you should probably get your voter registration sorted. But, before that, drink in some democratic doggos...


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