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2024 Voting Sticker Contest Open to the Public, Board of Elections Announces Tabling on Buffalo Street During Ithaca Festival

The Tompkins County Board of Elections is inviting Tompkins County residents of all ages to vote for their favorite “I Voted” and “Future Voter” stickers in the leadup to the 2024 General Election. Online voting for the stickers via is open through Friday, July 5.

Over 100 young artists in Tompkins County submitted artwork for the contest. Students in kindergarten through grade 5 participated in a “Future Voter” sticker contest, competing for the first Tompkins County “Future Voter” sticker that will be handed out to young people joining adults at the polls. Students in grades 6-12 competed in the second annual “I Voted” sticker contest, creating designs for a sticker that will be given to all voters in the November 2024 General Election. 10 designs from each contest were selected by Tompkins County for voting by the public, voters can choose one design from each contest.

The Tompkins County Board of Elections invites the public to visit their staff during the Ithaca Festival on Friday, May 31 from 11am – 5pm at a table outside their offices at 128 East Buffalo Street, Ithaca, where they will showcase the 2024 sticker design contest, facilitate voter registrations, provide information on early voting hours for the General Election, and offer details for signing up as a paid poll worker.

Republican Elections Commissioner Alanna Congdon applauded the artists who submitted designs, “We have such an amazing community of young artists in Tompkins County, our Elections staff has been inspired by the designs we received and the interest in voting and civic engagement at a young age.” Congdon added, “I encourage the whole community to look at the designs and select the ones that you feel best represent the spirit of civic engagement in Tompkins County. Remember, you can only get your own sticker if you vote in the election this fall!”

Democratic Elections Commissioner Steve DeWitt stated, “Last year we were impressed by the community’s interest in this new tradition. It’s exciting to get young people involved and to get the word out about the General Election as early as we can.” DeWitt added, “I hope that community members will take the opportunity to visit our staff this Friday in front of our office during Ithaca Fest, we have tons of information and we’re looking for poll workers for paid positions this November.”