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See the winner of El Paso’s “I voted” sticker contest, designed by a 7th-grader

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El Pasoans who cast votes in 2022 will be rewarded with a unique sticker designed by Layla M. Gonzalez, a seventh-grader from Jose J. Alderete Middle School.

Alderette Middle School is in the Canutillo Independent School District.

Layla M. Gonzalez shows her winning voting sticker design. (Photo courtesy of El Paso County Elections Department)

Second place went to Jair Herrera, a sixth-grader from Del Valle Middle School.

Third place went to Luna D. Robledo, a sixth grader from Hanks Middle School. Del Valle and Hanks are both in the Ysleta Independent School District.

Contest judges were Christin Apodaca, an El Paso illustrator and muralist; Chelsie Evaldi, owner of Chuco Relic; and Miriam Garcia, public art program supervisor for the City of El Paso.

The 2020 “I voted” sticker,” designed by Heistheway T. White and featuring the iconic El Paso Strong hashtag, was chosen in a 2019 contest.

Cover photo: A polling place at El Paso Community College Transmountain Campus. (Corrie Boudreaux/El Paso Matters)

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