If you're voting today but don't have a poll card, fear not, you can vote without it. But beware - taking a 'selfie' while you vote could break the law.

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Many may be put off from voting because they don't have a polling card, haven't received it in the post or have simply mislaid it. However, don't worry – you can turn up at your local polling station without your card (although if you have got it, take it with you).

In England, Scotland and Wales, as long as you're registered on the electoral roll and go into the polling station and give your name and address, you will be able to vote – though it is advisable, if possible, to go in with ID and/or proof of address. In Northern Ireland, you will need to take photo ID with you.

Where to find your local polling station

Your polling station is usually a local hall or school, but if you're unsure where to go to vote visit: Where is my local polling station?

This website will tell you how to contact your local elections office to find out where to vote. Simply enter your postcode to confirm your local council and click 'Go'. The telephone number for your local Electoral Registration Officer will appear – call up and you'll be told where to go.

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Selfies on social media

If you're tempted to snap a pic when you go to vote, be careful. The Electoral Commission warns that while you can take pictures before you go into or after you leave the polling station, if you take a picture inside, it could breach the law.

This is because a photo of a ballot paper would be information 'obtained in a polling station' and if shared, for example on social media, it could breach 'secrecy requirements'.

For full info on how to vote, see the Electoral Commission website. Happy voting!