Vote For Your Favorite In The Ocean County Poster Contest

Ocean County Clerk Scott Colabella with the entries in this year’s “My County” Poster contest. (Photo by Donna Flynn)

TOMS RIVER – Ocean County wants your vote to decide the winner of the 2018 “My County” Poster Contest! Residents can vote for the winning poster they believe best depicts Ocean County, in recognition of National Government Month.

Out 75 student posters, 10 have been selected as the finalists to round it down to the top four posters, said Ocean County Clerk Scott M. Colabella.

“The fourth graders that participate in this contest do an outstanding job in creating a poster that represents the many qualities that make Ocean County a great place to live,” said Ocean County Freeholder John P. Kelly, who serves as liaison to the County Clerk’s Office.

Ocean County residents can vote for their favorites on the county website at and follow the link to “Vote for Your Favorite Poster.” Here, you can get a look at all the eligible posters in the contest. You can also view them in the hallways on the first floor of the Ocean County Courthouse at 118 Washington St.

Don’t miss your chance to vote before April 24 at 8 p.m.!

The four top winners – for first, second, and third place, as well as an honorable mention – will be chosen based on how may “likes” their posters get on the site.

The winning student artists along with their parents, family, teachers and school officials will be recognized at a presentation during a meeting of the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders in May.

“We look forward to meeting the winners and congratulating them on their outstanding work,” said Ocean County Freeholder Director Gerry P. Little. “This is a great educational experience for our fourth graders giving them the opportunity to learn about all that is offered in Ocean County.”