A roll of unwound circular stickers that say "I Voted"

SLO County Students: Design the Next "I Voted" Sticker!

Author: Erin Clausen
Date: 7/2/2024 3:31 PM

On July 2, 2024, the SLO County Elections Office announced that it is holding its first-ever "I Voted" Sticker contest, which is open to students in two age divisions across grades 3-12. The entry period runs through August 21, and the two winning designs will be printed and distributed countywide during the November General Election.

The SLO County Elections Office is holding its first-ever “I Voted” sticker design contest, which is open to students in grades 3-6 and grades 7-12. The winning design in each division will be printed and distributed at polling places throughout San Luis Obispo County, and it will also be featured on the Clerk-Recorder’s website and in outreach for the November 5, 2024, General Election.

Entries can be submitted in person, by mail, or via email between July 3 and August 21. The two winning designs will be announced in September.

Both hand-rendered and digital artwork will be accepted, as long as it adheres to the following rules. Now let’s see that SLO County creativity!

Contest Rules:

  • Design must be a circle (see Helpful Tips below)
  • Design must include the words “I Voted” or “Future Voter”
  • Design must include only original artwork (no copyrighted material, clip art, or anything originally produced by someone other than the student submitting the entry)
  • Design must be non-partisan and not reference any political party, group, or slogan
  • Digital entries must be submitted as a jpeg and have a resolution of 300 dpi
  • Hand-rendered art must be two-dimensional and on white paper
  • Entries must be accompanied by an entry form, even if page 1 is not used
  • Entries must be submitted via one of the following methods by 5pm on Wednesday, August 21, 2024:
    • Email: [email protected]
    • Mail: Clerk-Recorder’s Office, Attn “I Voted” Sticker Contest, 1055 Monterey Street, Ste D120, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408 (must be received by 5pm on 8/21/24)
    • In person: Clerk-Recorder’s Office, Katcho Achadjian County Government Center, 1055 Monterey Street, Suite D120, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408

Helpful Tips:
  • Printed sticker size will be a circle that is 2 inches in diameter. Original designs may be larger than that but will be reduced to two inches in diameter for printing; please make sure any text will be readable if reduced.
  • Print and use page 1 of our contest design form to create your entry at exactly the finished 2-inch size.