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'I Voted' stickers returning for Louisiana fall elections

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Published: Aug. 27, 2019 at 11:23 AM CDT
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"I Voted" stickers are returning to every Louisiana polling place for the fall elections, created by a local Cajun artist and featuring a pelican wearing a crown centered in a rendition of the state seal.

Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin unveiled the new sticker Tuesday with the Lafayette artist Tony Benard.

The stickers will be available for the Oct. 12 primary and Nov. 16 runoff elections, and during early voting.

Registrars of voters in some parishes have offered "I Voted" stickers for years. The secretary of state's office first introduced a statewide sticker during the 2016 presidential election, featuring Louisiana's famous "Blue Dog" by artist George Rodrigue.

That was supposed to be a one-election event. But the absence of stickers in the 2018 election, however, provoked complaints.

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