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Vote For Your Favorite "I Voted" Sticker Design!

by Colleen Paveglio
Monday, October 5, 2020

October 5, 2020 – The City of Traverse City recently hosted an exciting creative challenge by seeking designs for its “I Voted” stickers. The City Clerk’s Office launched the contest to search for a new, unique design to help get out the vote in the November 2020 election and future elections. The winning design will be printed as stickers and digitally distributed to voters on Election Day.
The Contest was open to residents, including 9th-12th grade students, in Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Benzie, Antrim, or Kalkaska counties. Over 80 design submission were received and a panel of judges narrowed the field to three finalists for a public vote. The public vote to select a winner of the three finalists will run October 5 - 11, 2020. The winning artist will receive $500 and be announced at the October 12, 2020 City Commission Meeting.

“I Voted” stickers are proudly worn by voters to both declare they exercised their voting rights and to encourage others to do the same. “We are truly inspired by the many design submissions received for this contest and with the three finalists that the community will choose from. We are thrilled with continued interest in being a voter, and hope this program builds community pride around voting,” says Benjamin Marentette, City Clerk.

The City of Traverse City will also launch, in 2021, a “Future Voter” Sticker Design Contest by seeking entries from K-12 students in the region.

The public vote can be accessed at the link: https://survey123.arcgis.com/share/6ad3a75ab3ed423f883391727349fd21

Those with further questions can call (231) 922-4480.