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“I VOTED” stickers may not be available this year due to COVID-19 in Illinois

BOURBONNAIS – They’ve a proud patriotic scarlet letter on Election Day for most voters, but this year the celebrated “I VOTED” sticker may not be available due to COVID-19.

The announcement came as part of new Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) guidance released Sunday for the upcoming election, with the agency recommending not offering the stickers at all. 

The agency has also recommended having the stickers placed individually available for pickup.

Among other recommendations IDPH released Sunday included regular disinfecting of all shared objects like pens, ballot covers, and headphones and replacing those shared objects all together when possible.

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