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State extends voting on new license plate design
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The Department of Revenue announced a revote in the online 2011 Georgia license plate design contest will continue until Aug. 8 at 3 p.m.

All eight plate designs that reached the semifinal round will be displayed on the department’s Web site home page. The eight individual images will contain a blank “placeholder” at the bottom of the plate that represents the location where the applicable label will be affixed.

All eight license plate designs are accessible on the department’s Web site for voting at

As provided for in the Georgia Code, the department encourages the public to vote for the license plate design that will “advertise, popularize and otherwise promote Georgia as the Peach State.”

Upon the conclusion of online voting Aug. 8, the three license plate designs garnering the most votes will comprise the finalists to be presented to Gov. Nathan Deal, who will announce the winning design. Also participating in the announcement ceremony will be the winning artist along with Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and State Revenue Commissioner Doug MacGinnitie.