YLEH: Owensboro residents and others are encouraging people to “Go Vote”

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Lauren Payne, from left, Bella Karn, Victoria Garrard, Ella Bratcher and Connor Satterly encourage passing motorists to vote while standing on the sidewalk on W. Parrish Avenue, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, in Owensboro, Ky. The five, all with the Wendell H. Ford Statesmanship Academy, and, other members of the organization, stood with signs at busy intersections in the city throughout election day. (Greg Eans/The Messenger-Inquirer via AP)

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT/AP) – Lauren Payne, from left, Bella Karn, Victoria Garrard, Ella Bratcher, and Connor Satterly encourage passing motorists to vote while standing on the sidewalk on W. Parrish Avenue, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, in Owensboro, Ky.

The five, all with the Wendell H. Ford Statesmanship Academy, and, other members of the organization, stood with signs at busy intersections in the city throughout election day.

They aren’t the only ones reminding people to vote, there are plenty of social media posts with voters proudly displaying their “I Voted” stickers.

Some of the voters like Yvette Sanders of Bowling Green are even tugging at heartstrings with messages that read, “Get ya VOTE on, there was a price payd for the privilege.”

You too can let your voice be heard by heading to the polls and casting your vote, the polls are open until 6:00 pm.

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(This story was originally published on November 5, 2019)

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