First Time Voter Sticker Design Contest Finalists: Vote through October 9th!

October 5, 2022

"First Time Voter" Sticker Desing Contest Finalists

The City of Traverse City recently hosted an exciting creative challenge by seeking designs for its “First Time Voter” stickers. The City Clerk’s Office launched the contest to search for a new, unique design to inspire area to inspire first time voters and increase engagement. Three winning designs will be printed as stickers and distributed to future voters on Election Day.

The Contest was open to residents in Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Benzie, Antrim, or Kalkaska counties, including 9th – 12 grade students. Nearly 30 design submissions were received and a panel of judges narrowed the field to six finalists for a public vote. The public vote to select the three winners of the six finalists will run October 2 - 9, 2022.  The winning designs will receive $100 each and be announced at the October 10, 2022 City Commission Meeting.

“Voter stickers are to instill the importance to exercising your right and a great way to celebrate your first time participating in the democratic process. We thank all the artists who submitted designs and encourage the public to vote for their favorite,” says City Clerk Benjamin Marentette.