11 #DogsAtPollingStations Who Have Important Views On Local Democracy

    Listen to these dogs.

    1. This dog thinks local communities need elected representatives.

    Turron and I voted #dogsatpollingstations

    2. This dog believes it's vital for citizens to affect the decision-making process where they live and work.

    3. This dog believes that quality of life is contingent on services like adult and social care.

    #iVoted #ScottishElection2016 #dogsatpollingstations

    4. This dog is aware of the fact a quarter of all public spending goes on local government.

    Gunner waiting patiently while we cast our vote #ScottishElection2016 #dogsatpollingstations

    5. This dog is keen to tell everyone local government offers way more than simple essential services.

    Benny,registering his vote in Betws,Ammanford after a quick dip in the local river #dogsatpollingstations

    6. This dog believes housing and business rates are two of the most essential issues facing the population.

    And once again for anyone who hasn't voted yet - Finley says there's still time! #dogsatpollingstations

    7. This dog realises that when it comes to fighting poverty and promoting the social and economic standards of communities, local government has no equal.

    8. These dogs realise nearly two thirds of local councils have strategies to fight deprivation.

    #dogsatpollingstations #teamkelpie voting for change!

    9. This dog is concerned about how cuts to local government will hurt this, along with vital services like adult education.

    #dogsatpollingstations Dogmocracy in action

    10. These dogs don't know much about local government but just really like Parks and Recreation.

    11. And this dog has literally no idea what it's doing.

    Freya doing her bit for equality @WEP_UK and @SophieRunning #VoteWE #dogsatpollingstations

    Alan White is a news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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