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April 2, 2024 – Students from first through twelfth grades are invited to enter their original design in the “I Voted” Student Sticker Contest for the 2024 Presidential General Election. The Clerk and Recorder’s Office announced the sticker contest will award two winners in each of three categories:

    • Elementary School (Grades 1 – 5)
    • Middle School (Grades 6 – 8)
    • High School (Grades 9 – 12)

“The sticker contest is a great opportunity for young people to illustrate their creativity and be an active participant in this exciting election year,” said Clerk Steve Schleiker. “We look forward to recognizing their talent and concepts of what it means to say, “I Voted.” We hope this contest helps inspire students to develop a lifelong commitment to our country’s cherished democratic process and to be a future active voter.”

The deadline for entries to be received by the Clerk and Recorder’s Office has been extended to May 3, 2024. Students attending public, private or home schools are eligible to participate in the “I Voted” Student Sticker Contest. To obtain the contest requirements, template, release form, and the address where entries should be mailed, students may contact their school’s administrative office or the Clerk’s Election Department at (719) 575-VOTE (8683), email: Entries also may be dropped off at any County motor vehicle branch office.

The selected stickers will be included in mail ballot packets for the 2024 Presidential General Election sent to active registered voters in El Paso County. The stickers also may be used for marketing materials and for future elections. Students with winning designs and their families will be guests for a tour of the Election Department on Election Day, November 5. Each of the winning classrooms will receive a $100 gift card.

Information may be obtained by contacting the Election Department at (719) 575-VOTE (8683), email: