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Gripe all you want on social media, Chicago not bringing back ‘I voted’ stickers

Illinois primary voting

Chicagoans may have taken to social media to complain about not getting “I voted” stickers after casting their ballots in Tuesday’s primary, but that isn’t doing much to sway city election officials.

In other words, don’t expect to see them pop up — or make a comeback, the city issued them years ago — in polling places during the November general election, said Jim Allen, a spokesman for Chicago’s Board of Election Commissioners.

Stickers don’t drive turnout, Allen said. “Voters come to the polls for the candidates, contests and issues on the ballots, not stickers,” he said. “If stickers were so important, why does Chicago pretty much always beat suburban Cook County in turnout?”  Read More

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