Design an Appealing Campaign Poster with Canva

With Canva’s poster maker, you can easily create professional-quality posters for your election in minutes.

Election Campaign Posters

Announce your participation and ask for support with a striking election poster

Running an election campaign is challenging in itself. Not only do you have to attract supporters, you also need to analyze your competition and act accordingly. One simple but proven effective way of communicating your platform and gaining support. The challenge however is how to design one that’s effective but won’t take too much of your precious time and resources. This is where Canva comes in.

At Canva you’ll find professionally-designed, ready-made templates especially created to be effective Election Posters. Choose from any of these templates then start customizing them as much or as little as you want. With easy drag & drop function, you can modify the design with your name, symbol, and tagline placed in the most impactful way. The best part? It’s all for free! From would-be student presidents to leaders of India, Canva has perfect layouts for your campaign.

Make an election poster online in 5 easy steps

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

Upload your own image or choose from Canva's high-quality media library

Posters need to communicate many things all at once—your name, your party, your tagline and your identity to be truly effective. A quick way of ensuring that people get important information at a glance is to use images. Use your own photo to get recognized and add in your party’s symbol or logo to broadcast your affiliation.

Canva allows you to upload your own photos from your computer and use it in any of your Canva designs. Once uploaded, you can simply drag and drop it where you need it to go. Want to complement your photos with more images? You won’t need to look outside of Canva because you’ve already got access to an amazing media library containing over a million images, icons, vectors and illustrations.

Share your design with party members and create a charismatic poster together

When designing for a task as important and result-oriented as an election campaign, it’s always a good idea to get opinions. Canva allows you to share your design with your running mates or clients, enabling them to make changes in the best interest of the candidate/party. This can be done simply by clicking the share button while checking the ‘Can edit’ box. Go ahead, collaborate & create great designs!

Share your campaign poster online or print it

Designing an effective election campaign poster is just one half of the equation. Now that you’ve got the perfect poster, it’s time to show it off to everyone, especially to the voters you want to impress. Whether you choose to share your poster online, print and post them in key locations, or both, you can be sure that a Canva design will look as good in paper as it does on screen.

To print your poster, simply click the Download button and choose the PDF-Print option. This will save your design as a high-resolution file with the best print quality. Posting on social media can be just as quick. Use the Share button to share your new election poster on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.


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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.
You are not required to pay anything for creating an election campaign poster on Canva. Get started by creating an account on Canva; choose from the vast collection of layouts and alter them according to your need. If you choose to use your own images and elements, the process is completely free. You can further enhance the design by using illustration/images/icons from our media library. Many of these images are also free, while the rest are all priced at just $1.