Big Bird showed up to Flock the Vote in Austin, Texas on Election Day.
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Austin Statesman reporter and resident jokester John Kelso flew the coop (or the oversized nest?) and landed at a polling station dressed as the friendly feathered Muppet. Kelso made sure to check with local officials about the legality of dressing like a giant yellow bird while casting a ballot prior to showing up on Tuesday.
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"I checked with the head of the elections division, and he said that, no, it is not illegal to vote in a Big Bird outfit,” Ginny Ballard, a spokeswoman for the clerk’s office in Travis County, told the Statesman.
Now we're all just left to wonder who Elmo tossed his support behind.
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This story originally published on Mashable here.