READ | When voting started, Gwinnett was ready for its Spanish speakers
The bilingual materials are the result of a 2016 Census Bureau designation. As part of the federal Voting Rights Act, jurisdictions are required to provide bilingual ballot access if more than 5 percent or 10,000 citizens of voting age are members of a single language minority and have difficulty speaking English.
“Ballot access” includes everything from registration forms and website information to Spanish-speaking poll workers.
Gwinnett’s population is more than 20 percent Hispanic.
The new stickers were a hit with voters who took to social media to share their photos:
But not everyone was excited about the change:
There’s still time to get your own “I Voted/Yo Voté “sticker. Polls in Gwinnett County are open until 7 p.m. Anyone in line at that time can still cast a ballot.
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What’s on the ballot in Gwinnett:
Here's a look at the major Gwinnett government and school races for the May 22 primary.