When should political signs come down?

Posted at 10:23 AM, Nov 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-04 11:23:58-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Now that Election Day has come and gone, what's the future of all the political signs?

You can't help but notice them everywhere you go. While there is no official law stating how long signs can remain up in Douglas County, they can become a bit of an eyesore.

“We ask that candidates and campaigns be respectful and please get them down as soon as possible, especially those that have been put near polling places. Tomorrow or by the end of the week,” said Brian Kruse, Douglas County Election Commissioner.

Political signs are the responsibility of the property owner to remove.

A study released in 2015 said political signs only help raise awareness of candidates or issues by 1.7 percent.

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