Voting ends March 2
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 18, 2016) — Kentuckians can go online to vote for their favorite entries in Kentucky’s 27th annual Secretary of State Slogan Contest. Voting is open through March 2.
“More than 1,000 students submitted entries for our annual slogan contest,” said Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes. “It’s thrilling to watch young Kentuckians get engaged and be part of our elections process. I congratulate all of the contestants for their creativity in highlighting the significance of voting.”
Students in the sixth, seventh, and eighth grades were invited to enter their best work in the contest. All entries were judged on creativity and the slogan’s ability to convey the importance of voting and civic engagements. The Secretary of State’s office has narrowed the entries down to 20 finalists.
First-place winner will receive $1,000, second-place $600 and third-place $400.
In addition to the Office of the Secretary of State event sponsors are KEA and KEA Retired, the University of Kentucky Scripps Howard First Amendment Center, the Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Council of Postsecondary Education.