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Your pictures: South Africa at the polls

Photo by Aki Anastasiou

People voting in South Africa's elections have been sending their photos. Aki Anastasiou is in a helicopter and snapped this picture from above a polling station in Tembisa in Gauteng.

Photo by Richard Wooding

There have also been queues in Vredehoek, Cape Town, where Richard Wooding cast his ballot.

Photo by Gary Meyer

Gary Meyer was out early in Sandton in Johannesburg.

Photo by Martine Schaffer

Martine Schaffer was at a polling station in Johannesburg to see former President Thabo Mbeki arrive to cast his vote.

Photo by Nastasya Tay

Voters waiting to vote at a polling tent outside Baragwanath Hospital, near Soweto. Photo: Nastasya Tay.

Photo by Nastasya Tay

Election officials wait for the next voter at a polling station in Auckland Park, Johannesburg. Photo: Nastasya Tay.

Photo by Paul Jacobson

The view from inside a polling station in Johannesburg, where Paul Jacobson has been to vote.

Photo by Paul Jacobson

Two ballot papers where South Africans will make their mark - one for national government, the other provincial. Photo: Paul Jacobson. Send your pictures from South Africa to yourpics@bbc.co.uk



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