Future of California Elections (FoCE) invites youth ages 15-18 to submit their original artwork.

Show us what inspires you to be a future voter!

All entries must be submitted electronically and accompanied by a release form (download as Word Doc or PDF). Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis until Friday, March 15, 2019.

The winner will receive a $100 gift card!

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  • Any visual medium that can be submitted as a digital image (with high quality resolution)
  • Preferred dimensions: 8.5”x8.5” or 8.5”x11”
  • The artwork must be respectful and nonpartisan
  • The file format should be .jpg /JPEG
  • Save a digital copy of the artwork as FULL NAME- FOCE ART

Send submissions and entry forms to

Take your first steps towards becoming a future voter by pre-registering today!

Check out the information below to get started.


What is it?

Eligible 16 and 17-year-olds in California can preregister to vote in order to be automatically registered when they turn 18.

Am I eligible?

You must meet all of the following criteria in order to be eligible:

  • Be 16 or 17 years old
  • Be a U.S. citizen and a California resident
  • Not currently in prison, or on parole for a felony conviction
  • Not found to be mentally incompetent by a court

How do I pre-register to vote? 

You have 3 options to pre-register:

More information from the California Secretary of State: