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Make your vote count (for freebies)

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story contains information that has been corrected from what appeared earlier in print and online. See below for an explanation.

Planning to vote? Before you answer, consider what this election could mean for you and your family. Swag! Here are some of the freebies and deals you can score today by showing off your "I voted" sticker:

Krispy Kreme: Mmmm. Patriotism. In the form of a star-shaped doughnut with sprinkles. All locations.

Starbucks: No need to wear a sticker; baristas will take your word that you voted and pour a free tall (small) brewed coffee. All locations.

Cafe Hey! The downtown Tampa coffee shop, 1540 N Franklin St., pours a free small coffee for the stickered.

Chick-fil-A: Your "I voted" sticker is worth a free chicken sandwich. You may have to surrender the sticker.

Fish Tales Seafood House: The sticker is worth a free 16-ounce Presidente beer at Fish Tales, 1500 Second St. S in St. Petersburg.

Shane's Rib Shack: Score a free three-piece chicken tenders, fries and a 20-ounce drink at all Shane's locations.

Tour de Pizza: A free slice of cheese pizza. Flash that sticker at 212 37th Ave. N in St. Petersburg.

Ben and Jerry's: They don't make you prove anything. Just show up between 5 and 8 p.m. and claim your free scoop of ice cream. All locations.

The Improv: The sticker gets you $2 off admission to the Improv's Post Election Comedy Night, 8 p.m. Wednesday. Admission is $5 without a sticker. Considering Florida's contribution to political humor, every laugh counts. 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa.

Staff writers Jay Cridlin, Justin George, Nicole Hutcheson, Michael Kruse and Joshua Neiderer contributed to this report.

CORRECTION: Tour de Pizza is at 212 37th Ave. N in St. Petersburg. Earlier versions of this story contained an incorrect address.

Make your vote count (for freebies) 11/04/08 [Last modified: Thursday, November 6, 2008 9:10am]
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