Political signs a fundamental right of free speech?

The election season is upon us and that means political signs touting a particular candidate or a position on an issue will soon be found in city residents’ lawns. For one Mount Vernon citizen, a sign has already been placed outside his home supporting a local candidate

September 23, 2011



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4 Responses to “Should time frames be imposed to place campaign signs in your front yard?”

  1. jthomas52

    I think any comments should be limited to 2 words or less.  Free speech has been allowed to be trashed…..

  2. pelletgun

    I think people should mind their own business so long as it’s on private property. As to feeling that they are “unsightly” and a “distraction”, billboards do the same thing as do many other signs.

  3. 1petitefleur

    30 days before an election should be sufficient, then take signs down within 7 days after election.  I feel the signs are unsightly and are a distraction to safe driving.

  4. allen_7

    I think that no more than 2 month before the election and be down within 2-3 days after.