In Pictures

Polling day 2015: Your pictures

X marks the spot today as voting in the UK's General Election takes place.

You have been sending us your pictures of polling stations and sharing your voting stories.

Here is a selection of some of them:

Image copyright Jonathan Dawe
Image caption Jonathan Dawe took this photo of an awning of a small mobile caravan, doubling as a polling station, outside a church in the village of Carlton, Cambridgeshire.
Image copyright Ian Phillips
Image caption Ian Phillip took a photo of this well guarded polling station at Woolwich Arsenal.
Image copyright Martha Atack/ Instagram
Image caption Martha Atack posted this photo of a polling station at Ampthill, Bedfordshire.
Image copyright Martha Atack
Image caption Martha Atack also posted this message with her picture on Instagram
Image copyright Madhusudhan Konda
Image caption Madhusudhan Konda took his son, Joshua, with him when he went to vote in Croydon. He says 'Simple: Don't moan if you don't vote. My son should know that democracy is all about your participation and involvement'
Image copyright Michael
Image caption Michael says he 'voted by post and went away to avoid it!', instead he's sunbathing by a pool in Mykonos, Greece
Image copyright Zubair Wong/ Instagram
Image caption A wide variety of venues are being used as polling stations. Zubair Wong posted this photo of St Sophia's Cathedral in Bayswater, London.
Image copyright Elaine Fell
Image caption Elaine Fell took this picture of the small polling station in Spott, East Lothian. She says that 'there's room for two people to vote. And the polling supervisors are taking turns to stretch their legs!'
Image copyright Simon Nicholson
Image caption This colourful photo of a polling station in East London was taken by Simon Nicholson. Simon tells us: "Here's a last minute decision-making aid at my local polling station".

Thank you for your pictures. You can send your photos and videos to yourpics@bbc.co.uk, upload them here, tweet them to @BBC_HaveYourSay or text 61124. If you are outside the UK, send them to the international number +44 7624 800 100.

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