Dogs at polling stations are here to warm the hearts of Brexit-tired Brits

Dogs waiting at polling stations to vote in the European Parliament elections
Just look at them (Picture: Alamy Live News/ PA)

Let’s be honest, everyone’s favourite part of elections is seeing dogs at polling stations.

The results are an important part of the process (obviously) but what we really want to see are politically conscious pups casting their vote.

Brits are taking their four-legged friends to vote in the European Parliament elections at polling stations across the UK today. A total of 73 MEPs will be elected in nine constituencies in England, with one each in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The stations are open for votes until 10pm, so expect to see plenty more adorable pictures under the usual trending hashtag #dogsatpollingstations.

Let’s take a look at some of the cutest voters Twitter has to offer.
Dogs at polling stations Provider: Twitter/SAMiCURE Source: https://twitter.com/SAMiCURE/status/1131441161825128448
Phoebe went to show her disdain for the current political climate (Picture: Sam Boden-Wright)
Dogs at polling stations Twitter/jb549 Source: https://twitter.com/jb549/status/1131460323247054853
Molly and Betty just went for the treats tbh (Picture: Joanne Barber/Twitter)
METROGRAB Dogs at polling stations Provider: Twitter/babyfish72 Source: https://twitter.com/babyfish72/status/1131441113364140032
Lily went to snap the pawfect polling picture (Picture: Kerry/Twitter)
Undated handout photo taken from the Twitter feed of Martin Crewe of two dogs outside a polling station, as pets are accompanying their owners to schools, villages halls and pubs across the UK as the nation votes in the European Parliament elections. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday May 23, 2019. Dogs across the country are enjoying the extra exercise as they accompany their owners to schools, villages halls, pubs and other local venues hosting the ballot. See PA story POLITICS Elections. Photo credit should read: Martin Crewe/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
Dogs who vote together, stay together (Picture: Martin Crewe/PA)
Undated handout photo taken from the Twitter feed of Finnbar Wallace of a dog named Abbie outside a polling station, as pets are accompanying their owners to schools, villages halls and pubs across the UK as the nation votes in the European Parliament elections. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday May 23, 2019. Dogs across the country are enjoying the extra exercise as they accompany their owners to schools, villages halls, pubs and other local venues hosting the ballot. See PA story POLITICS Elections. Photo credit should read: Finnbar Wallace/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
Little Abbie was less keen to go than others (Picture: Finnbar Wallace/PA)
Undated handout photo taken from the Twitter feed of James Barton of a dog named Bertie outside a polling station, as pets are accompanying their owners to schools, villages halls and pubs across the UK as the nation votes in the European Parliament elections. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday May 23, 2019. Dogs across the country are enjoying the extra exercise as they accompany their owners to schools, villages halls, pubs and other local venues hosting the ballot. See PA story POLITICS Elections. Photo credit should read: James Barton/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
Bertie is getting ready to stand as the next PM (Picture: James Barton/PA)
Dogs at polling stations
Campbell, or Cambie, wanted to get his best angle for his Instagram shot (Picture: Claire Rutter)

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Alamy Live News. TA9NH7 Mousehole, Cornwall, UK. 23rd May 2019. Titan the pug at Mousehole polling station - Solomon Browne Hall, for the European Parliament elections. Credit Simon Maycock / Alamy Live News. This is an Alamy Live News image and may not be part of your current Alamy deal . If you are unsure, please contact our sales team to check.
It’s tiring business pretending to be interested in politics (Picture: Alamy Live News)
Alamy Live News. TA9JJA Wimbledon London, UK. 23rd May, 2019. A woman walks her dog to the polling station in Wimbledon to vote at the European Parliament Elections. It is forecast the Brexit Party of Nigel Farage is expected to do well at the expense of Labour and Conservative Parties Credit: amer ghazzal/Alamy Live News This is an Alamy Live News image and may not be part of your current Alamy deal . If you are unsure, please contact our sales team to check.
Cuddles are a great reward for voting (Picture: Alamy Live News)
Undated handout photo taken from the Twitter feed of Neil Jenkins of a dog outside a polling station, as pets are accompanying their owners to schools, villages halls and pubs across the UK as the nation votes in the European Parliament elections. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday May 23, 2019. Dogs across the country are enjoying the extra exercise as they accompany their owners to schools, villages halls, pubs and other local venues hosting the ballot. See PA story POLITICS Elections. Photo credit should read: Neil Jenkins/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
‘I’m just here because I was told to be’ (Picture: Neil Jenkins/PA)
Henry the labradoodle outside the polling station at Spike Island in Bristol, as pets are accompanying their owners to schools, villages halls and pubs across the UK as the nation votes in the European Parliament elections. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday May 23, 2019. Dogs across the country are enjoying the extra exercise as they accompany their owners to schools, villages halls, pubs and other local venues hosting the ballot. See PA story POLITICS Election. Photo credit should read: Claire Hayhurst/PA Wire
Labradoodle Henry looked surprised he’d been invited (Picture: Claire Hayhurst/PA)
Alamy Live News. TA9JNH North London, UK. 23rd May, 2019. A dog is seen at a polling station in Haringey, north London during in the European Parliament elections. Credit: Dinendra Haria/Alamy Live News This is an Alamy Live News image and may not be part of your current Alamy deal . If you are unsure, please contact our sales team to check.
Again, just here for the treats tbh (Picture: Alamy Live News)
Alamy Live News. TA9JNR North London, UK. 23rd May, 2019. A dog is seen at a polling station in Haringey, north London during in the European Parliament elections. Credit: Dinendra Haria/Alamy Live News This is an Alamy Live News image and may not be part of your current Alamy deal . If you are unsure, please contact our sales team to check.
Puppies were excited to vote for the first time, even if they didn’t know what they were doing (Picture: Alamy Live News)