Voters across Croydon have begun to go to the polls in today's local and European elections.

Voting booths opened at 7am and will close at 10pm. 

Croydon Guardian: Croydon wards 2010-2014

The current political map of Croydon - Labour only need to gain three seats to take control of the council

The first results in the council election are expected at about 3.30am and final results around 7am. 

Counting of votes for election to European Parliament will take place on Sunday afternoon, with results expected from 7pm. 

Still undecided on which way to vote? Read our at-a-glance guide of parties' manifestos.

Follow our live coverage from council election count online from 10pm today.

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