With Canva’s drag and drop design features, you can easily create professional-quality campaign posters in minutes.

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Announce your candidacy or elevate a cause with a memorable poster

Would-be student body presidents to presidents of nations know how important a campaign poster is. Compared to other forms of advertising, posters are quick, easy and accessible means of getting the word out and building the right image for your campaign. Aside from elections, campaign posters are also a great way to spread awareness and garner support for your cause, encourage people to take action and even join marches and rallies.

Canva makes designing amazingly simple even with the barest of design experience. Start with browsing through our collection of professionally-created templates then use the drag and drop design features to fully customize your design. Within minutes, you’ll have a stunning new poster ready for printing and you can go back to sharing your amazing campaign platform.

Create a campaign poster in 5 easy steps

  1. Create a new Canva account to get started with your own campaign poster designs.
  2. Choose from our library of professionally created templates.
  3. Upload your own photos or choose from over 1 million stock images.
  4. Fix your images, add stunning filters and edit text.
  5. Save and share.

Customize your campaign posters to perfection

  1. Change the images. Upload your own images or choose from our stock library of over 1 million photographs, graphics and illustrations.
  2. Change the fonts. Choose from over 130 fresh fonts.
  3. Change the background. Choose a background from our library or use an image.
  4. Change the colors. Change the color of your text boxes and text to add extra flair.

Add stunning visuals using our amazing media library

Canva gives you access to a media library of over a million professional-quality stock images, illustrations and icons. Use the search bar to find a specific image then simply drag and drop it into your design. Each photo is carefully curated and reviewed so they’re sure to look good whether on print or on the screen. Many images in the library are free while premium images won’t cost you more than $1 for each one-time use.

Want to use a your own images? You can also upload your own photo into Canva for free.

Print your poster in high resolution and share it online

Make sure your poster stands out in all the right ways by printing it in high quality. Once you’re done customizing your campaign poster, simply save it as a print-ready PDF file to ensure maximum quality.

Spread the word online by sharing your new poster design on your social media accounts. Just click share and send out a copy of your design via email or even share it on your social media accounts like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Collaborate with a team on your design

Want to get input from your team? You can share a link to an editable version of your design. Since Canva is saved on the cloud, you and your team can access your designs any time and from any computer, iPhone or iPad device.

FAQ

There are watermarks on my poster. How can I remove them?

Watermarks are used to brand or to protect paid images that are owned by the photographer. After creating your design in Canva, simply click the Download button and choose to export your design as an image or PDF.

As this point, you will be prompted to pay for any images within your design. Once you do, your image or PDF will download straight to your computer without the watermarks.

How can I share my campaign poster design via Social Media?

Sharing your poster online can get you even more traction for your campaign! You can share your poster to social media as a PNG file, or straight from Canva. Simply click the “Share” button on the top right of the editor. This will allow you to share your design on Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and more.

Do I need to download and install Canva to create my campaign poster?

Simply head on over to www.canva.com to start creating your campaign posters. You don’t need to download Canva, just create an account and log in.

If you want to design on the go, download our iPhone or iPad app. It’s free to purchase from the Apple store.

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