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- People are bringing their dogs to polling places while voting in the 2018 midterm elections.
- The dogs are living their best lives.
- Here are photos of dogs getting excited about democracy.
Voting is a right reserved for humans, but dogs can still get in on the fun.
As polls opened for the 2018 midterm elections, people began bringing their dogs along with them to vote.
The patriotic pups are getting excited about democracy.
They look especially cute sporting “I voted” stickers.
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We voted for the most pro-dog candidates in our ballots. Then we went to eat mud. Happy voting day! Exercise your right to vote. #PacoElu #OreoJr #dogsofinstagram #doglife #dogvoting #dogvote #dogvotes #doglover #shihtzu #shihtzumix #terrier #terriermix #election2018 #elections2018 #electionday
Some dogs are even getting in on the “Me voting in 2016 vs. me voting in 2018” meme.
My fiancé did the voting meme with our dogs. pic.twitter.com/McPHtf6G2F
— vote nov. 6, plz. and for claire (@SchmittRobSays) November 6, 2018
Dogs make great companions while waiting in line to vote.
Get out there and VOTE! Some polls even have cute dogs to pet while waiting in line ???? pic.twitter.com/HEocj36N9e
— Cherie Stabler (@Cherie_Stabler) November 6, 2018
Service dogs are also welcome at the polls.
Former President George H. W. Bush was accompanied by his service dog Sully to cast his vote.
The 41st President accompanied by his two best friends — Jim Baker and Sully — discharging his civic duty and voting today. pic.twitter.com/1sSvkmWMQQ
— Jim McGrath (@jgm41) November 1, 2018
As if fulfilling your civic duty on Election Day wasn’t exciting enough.
I TOLD YOU VOTING HAS DOGS
— Vorthos Mike (@VorthosMike) November 6, 2018
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Read more of Business Insider’s 2018 Midterm Election coverage:
- All the dates, deadlines, and rules you need to know before voting in the 2018 Midterm Elections
- SENATE BATTLEGROUND MAP: The race for control of the Senate is as tight as it can be
- You can take time off work to vote in 30 US states – but you’re out of luck in the rest
- See if you need to bring an ID to vote in this handy map breaking down all the state rules
- You can’t take a ‘ballot selfie’ in 27 states – see where it’s illegal to take a photo in the voting booth
- The evolution of American voting rights in 242 years shows how far we’ve come – and how far we still have to go