Voting is Open for Doodle 4 Google Contest

Doodle 4 Google is an annual contest where schoolkids can submit their Google-logo designs. Now, you can vote for your favorites for this year's contest. Voting ends May 18 at midnight PST. Click here to vote.

The theme this year is "What I Wish for the World." So far, Google has selected 400 state finalists and 40 regional winners. The results of the public vote will reveal 4 national winners.

The 40 regional winners will have their designs on display from May 21 - July 5, 2009 in New York City at the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.

Here are some of the finalists' designs:

From Sinceraty Alexander, age 6, PS 34 Oliver H Perry Elementary School in Brooklyn, NY:


From Elizabeth Harman, age 16,at Harman Academy in Wake Forest, NC:


From Elizabeth Keto, age 13, at the National Cathedral School in Washington, DC:


From Lauren Sarantopolos, age 12, Highland Park Elementary in Sheridan, WY:


From Courtney Bodine, age 11, Moorestown Upper Elementary in Moorestown, NJ:


From Miriam Elizabeth Lowery, age 5, Austin Peay Elementary, Covington, TX:


From Johnny Zuk, age 6, Monroe Elementary School in Monroe, CT:


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