Dogs at polling stations: Pooches star in paw-fect election Twitter trend

By Andrew Turton | Viral news | Published:

People today headed for the polls to cast their vote - and brought their pooches along for the paw-fect election day tradition.

Chester and Mutley at polling stations in Bewdley. Pictures: Ian Miller

As voters visited polling stations across the Midlands and the rest of the country they posted pictures online of their dogs to mark the occasion.

And the Twitter hashtag #DogsAtPollingStations got people sharing images of their pets in a trend which raised a smile on Twitter today.

Share your pictures via @expressandstar on Twitter with the hashtag #DogsAtPollingStations

Here are some of those online now

Andrew Turton

By Andrew Turton
Digital Journalist

Digital journalist based at the Express & Star's head office in Wolverhampton. Interested in breaking news and social media. Get in touch on Twitter @aturton_star or


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