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Where's my "I Voted" sticker?

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i_voted1.jpgBy Mitch Dudek

Upset that you didn't get a "I Voted" sticker at your Chicago polling place.

Blame past voters.

"We discontinued handing out "I Voted" stickers in the city two decades ago," said Chicago Board of Election spokesman Jim Allen. "You know why? Because fewer and fewer proprietors wanted to let us use their facilities as polling places because people would walk away and stick the sticker on the wall."

Stickers are, however handed out at some suburban polling places, Allen said.

In Chicago, all you get is this boring, black and white piece of paper:


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