Thomas Bridge 07 May 2015

Paws to vote! Councils use kittens and dancing robots in election drive

Paws to vote! Councils use kittens and dancing robots in election drive image

Councils are deploying kittens, historic bridges and dancing automatons as part of a social media drive to get the UK voting.

Polls have this morning opened for local elections across the country, with town halls using all possible means to boost voter turnout.

Worcester City Council has attempted to coax residents to the ballot boxes with a small and furry member of its community, no doubt realising today’s vote could be won by just a whisker.

 

Telford and Wrekin Council tweeted its bid for the country’s most bizarre polling station.

 

The nation is also being warned against taking selfies in voting booths, with independent councillor David Harrington employing a jiving android to get his message across.

 

Local authorities across the country took to Twitter to emphasise their polling booths were open and ready for voters.

 

 

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