A lot has changed in student government since Marsha ran against Greg in the “Vote for Brady” episode of the Brady Bunch circa 1973. Gone are the days of letter writing campaigns and creating flyers for the school dance. Today, it’s organizing a mailing list and running a social media campaign that can reach your entire class.
While your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest pages can showcase your visual appeal and decorate your ideas and promises, you still have to talk with people face to face in order to get them to trust you. When you do, you need to make sure that your slogan and all of its charm is staring right in the face of your potential supporters. The best way to do this is with a clever campaign slogan that works on a button.
In any type of election, the first step is getting your name to move from the ballot to the office is the perfect slogan made to be engaging. Check out these 50 fabulous campaign slogans.
1. Wanted Poster
Make a poster or a custom button to look like a worn Wanted Poster, and then add your campaign slogan: WANTED: (name) for (position). REWARD: A great year.
2. Minion Theme
Create a poster or a button with a minion as the background and then add the phrase, “There’s a “minion” reasons to vote for (name.)
3. One Way Arrow
As the main component to your design, use a one-way street sign. Then add the phrase, “There’s only one way to vote for (position) and that’s (name).
4. Google Theme
Show a picture of Google, and in the search box add the phrase, “Best candidate for (position).” Then on the results page only show one answer, (name).
5. Lollipop Theme
Add a graphic of lollipops to your marketing and then accompany it with the slogan, “Don’t be a Sucker. Vote for (name).
6. Fortune Cookie
Using a fortune cookie image in your campaign, add your name to the fortune slip, and use the phrase, “For Good Fortune, Vote for (name from the slip inside the fortune cookie) for (position).
7. Road to Success
The image would be a paved road going off in the distance with a phrase like, “Follow (name) on the road to success”.
8. Pizza Theme
Include an image of a big pizza with a slice being taken out of it, and use the phrase similar to, “Let’s share a slice of success together. Vote for (name)”.
9. Box Theme
In your image of a box, write, “Think outside the box. Vote for (name)”.
10. Flow Chart
Make a flowchart with questions like, “Are you happy?” “Do you want change?” Have each box connect and lead to your name at the bottom.
11. Chemistry Theme
Your image would be beakers and chemicals, and your phrase can be, “The catalyst for change: vote for (name).”
12. Open Doors
Have a picture of multiple open doors and include the phrase, “Opening doors for new opportunities. Vote for (name).”
13. Texting Theme
Have a screenshot of a text conversation as your image, and have the conversation: Person one, “Hey! Who’s the best candidate for (position)?” Person two, “(Name), of course!”
14. Holiday Theme
If your campaign is near a holiday, take advantage! For example, for a campaign during Christmas, “All I want for Christmas is for you to vote for me.”
15. Word Cloud
Create your own word cloud, with your name as the biggest word and the smaller words around it being words like “vote for me”, “success”, “change”, and “future”.
16. Transformer Theme
Use an image of your favorite Transformer and include the phrase, “Let’s transform this (audience you will be running). Vote for (name).”
17. Rhyme or Poem
Make a catchy poem or rhyming phrase with your name for people to easily remember you.
18. Sports Theme
Use the logo of a sports brand such as Nike and say, “Vote for (name). Just do it.”
Create your own hashtags that can be spread through social media using your name and catchy words that might rhyme or are easy to remember.
20. Hot Sauce
Have a picture of hot sauce and on the label write, “Let’s spice things up. Vote for (name).”
21. Crossing the Bridge
Include an image of a bridge, perhaps a famous bridge such as the Golden Gate Bridge and write, “Have ideas? Have problems? Have concerns? Let’s cross that bridge together. Vote for (name).”
22. Sheep Theme
Include a picture of a sheep and write, “Will ewe vote for (name)?”
23. Lego Theme
Your image can be a Lego construction of some kind and the words to include can be, “Lego of the past. Let’s move forward. Vote for (name).”
24. Ice Cream Theme
Picture of a big ice cream cone and write, “Cone you vote for (name). That would be pretty sweet.”
25. Recipe Theme
Include images of fancy dinners and on the side will be a recipe. The title can be “Recipe for Success” and the Ingredients can be items such as, “One cup of (name)”, “two teaspoons of change”, “one tablespoon of a bright future” and “a dash of hope for all” with instructions at the bottom such as, “Mix all ingredients into a large mixing bowl and bring it to (address of voting location). Turn the success on high and vote for (name).”
26. Rain Theme
Picture of a rainy day. Include a phrase such as, “(name) can shower this (audience that candidate will lead) in change. One drop at a time. Vote for (name).”
27. Bubble Gum
Picture of people blowing bubbles with bubble gum and a couple people with popped bubbles on their face. Write, “Let’s make this year pop! Vote for (name).”
Have a staircase as your image and write, “Let’s step things up. Vote for (name).”
29. Shoe Theme
Picture of a shoe with a buckle on it and write, “Let’s buckle down and make a change. Vote for (name).”
Have a picture of a mountain range and say, “Let’s climb mountains together. Vote for (name).”
31. Cake Theme
With an image of a cake, include the phrase, “The icing on the cake for this (organization being lead) would be to vote for (name).”
32. Fitness Theme
Show pictures of barbells and weights with people working out and use a phrase similar to, “Let’s workout the problems. We can win this race to success. Vote for (name).”
33. Beauty Theme
Have a picture of makeup and beauty tools such as different brushes and hair products and write, “Let’s glam things up and make this (organization being lead). Vote for (name).”
34. Push for Change
Have a cartoon character or person pushing an object and write, “Let’s push for change. Vote for (name).”
Picture of a hard rock band and write, “Let’s make this year rock! Vote for (name).”
36. Dream Theme
Have an image of a person or animal sleeping with a thought bubble of the sleeping person or animal as a superhero or successful in some way. Write, “Let’s dream big. Vote for (name).”
37. Puzzle Theme
Create an image of a puzzle with the pieces saying “hard work”, “success”, “inspiration”, and other qualifications you have along with the organization you wish to lead. Have one final piece disconnected to the puzzle and write your name. Below the image write, “The final piece to the puzzle is (name). Vote for me!”
Picture of a basket of fruit and say, “Let’s make this year fruitful! Vote for (name).”
39. Bagel and Cream Cheese
Include an image of a bagel with someone spreading cream cheese (or jelly, peanut butter, honey, etc.) and say, “Let’s spread the need for change! Vote for (name).”
40. Picture Theme
Create an image of a photo album with one page blank with a question mark on it. Write, “Picture the future of (organization to be lead). Vote for (name)!”
41. Marching Band Theme
Create an image of a marching band and include a phrase like, “March to the beat of the future of (organization to be lead). Vote for (name)!”
42. Crystal Ball
Picture of a crystal ball and write, “What do you see for the future of (organization to be lead)? (Name) has all the answers. Vote for (name).”
43. Plant Growing
Show an image of a plant growing and include a view of the roots underground. Write, “Let’s get to the root of the problems and blossom into something beautiful. Vote for (name).”
Create an image that makes it look like the viewer is looking through eyeglasses. In one side write, “Can you see success? Do you see change?” On the other side of the glasses in the frames write, “Vote for (name). He does.”
45. Watch/Time Theme
Show a picture of a watch or clock and write, “Time is ticking! Let’s make a change together. Vote for (name).”
46. Light Bulb
Picture of a light bulb and write, “Let’s light up this (organization to be lead)! Vote for (name).”
Create a meme that is related to the overall theme of your organization that is humorous and memorable.
Photoshop a picture of a celebrity that has a shirt that reads, “Vote for (name).” Include the phrase, “Look, (celebrity’s name) is doing it! Vote for (name).”
49. Fireworks Theme
Along with an image of fireworks, write, “Make sparks fly and dreams come true. Vote for (name).”
50. Disney Theme
Try making a play off of words to your favorite Disney song. For example, as a Mulan theme, write, “Let’s get down to business, and lead (organization to be lead). Vote for (name)”. Use a picture of Mulan characters to complement the text.