The City of Orlando wants your vote on the four finalists for its new city flag.

The first round of voting ended April 17th and the top flags were sent to the city’s Flag Review Committee. The committee made some tweaks and is asking the public’s opinion once again.

Votes can be made by going online at: http://www.cityoforlando.net/flag/ through May 22.

The city decided in February to replace its original flag, created in 1980, with a flashier rendition that depicts the city’s growth. The review committee narrowed down the 950 flag designs submitted to 10 finalists, which were later whittled down to the top four.

“As the City of Orlando’s story continues to evolve, so does the need for a visual identity that is unique to Orlando, according to the city’s website. “We want a flag that flies proudly around the entire city and outside our homes. A flag that people can rally behind and businesses are proud to display. A new flag that is designed by the people, for the people.”

After the public vote, City Council members will have the final say on the winner.

The flag prototypes are being taken on a road show so residents can see the designs in person. Here’s the schedule:

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The youngest of seven children, Terry O. Roen followed two older brothers into journalism. Her career started as a reporter for the Orlando Sentinel, where she wrote stories on city and county government, schools, courts and religion. She has also reported for the Associated Press, where she covered the Casey Anthony and Trayvon Martin trials along with the Pulse massacre. Married to her husband, Hal, they have two children and live in Winter Park. A lifelong tourist in her own state, she writes about Central Florida’s growing tourism industry for Florida Politics and Orlando Rising.

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