AS residents head to the polls today, they may also bring along their furry friend.

The 'Super Thursday' elections are currently underway across Essex as voters decide on who will be in charge, from parish councillors to the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner.

Some members of the public have also decided to bring their dogs, sharing photos online under the popular #dogsatpollingstations hashtag.

Here are some of the ones we've seen so far:

Have you taken a pic of your pup at a polling station? Send in your photos!