Secretary of State
Secretary Grimes Opens Online Poll for 26th Annual Slogan Contest

Press Release Date:  Monday, February 16, 2015  
Contact Information:  Lynn Sowards Zellen
Director of Communications
Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes
(502) 330-9839

Students across the Commonwealth are participating in Kentucky’s 26th annual Slogan Contest, and Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes invites the public to vote for their favorite slogan.

“Hundreds of Kentucky students submitted entries for the 26th annual Slogan Contest,” said Grimes. “I’m always thrilled to see young Kentuckians engaged and interested in our democratic election process. I congratulate all of the contestants for creatively highlighting the importance of voting.”

Kentucky 6th, 7th, and 8th graders were eligible to enter the slogan contest. Entries are judged on how well they attract attention to and express the importance of participating in elections, and the Secretary of State’s office has narrowed the field of slogan entries to 15 finalists.

You can vote for your favorite slogan at The poll will remain open through 11:59 p.m., EST, on February 27, 2015. The first-, second-, and third-place winners in the Slogan Contest will receive cash awards worth $1000, $600, and $400, respectively.

In addition to the Office of the Secretary of State, the contest is sponsored and monetary prizes are provided by KEA and KEA Retired, the University of Kentucky Scripps Howard First Amendment Center, the Kentucky Department of Education, and Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.