Can you remove political signs from public property?

Answer Political signs are not to be placed on public property, but most jurisdictions require that a public official be called to remove them. You can not, therefore, take it upon yourself to remove poli... Read More »

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Is it legal to post political signs on public property?

Political signs are not allowed on public lands virtually anywhere in the United States. Different municipal or state regulations address how close to public land these signs can be placed, and pos... Read More »

Can I remove political signs from my property in Maine?

On One Hand: Feel Free to Take Down a Political SignAs a landowner in Maine, you have the right to pull a political sign out of the ground if it has been placed on your property. Any political sign... Read More »

Is it legal to take down political signs on public roadways that I do not agree with?

Even if posting political signs in the right-of-way is illegal in your area, removing the signs can lead to theft charges. Citizens usually have the right to post political signs on private proper... Read More »

How far from a polling place can political signs be placed?

City, county and state law dictate how far a political sign must be placed from the polling place. For example, in Fairfax County, Virginia, the signs must be placed 40 feet from the entrance. The ... Read More »