Strongest Town Contest: Championship Round

For three weeks, you’ve been following the contestants in our 4th annual Strongest Town competition, and thousands of you have cast your votes for the places that are doing the most to demonstrate their commitment and concrete steps toward to a financially strong and resilient future.

First it was 16 stellar candidates, then 8, then 4. Now the championship round is here. And this year, it’s Pensacola, Florida versus Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Scroll down to cast your vote before 12 noon CDT on Thursday, April 11th!

To help you decide, we held a live webcast conversation with representatives of the two finalists: Nancy Pearson from Portsmouth, and Quint Studer from Pensacola. Here’s the audio:

And here’s the video:


Voting is Now Closed

We will announce the champion on the morning of Friday, April 12th. Thank you to all who voted in our 2019 Strongest Town Contest!