Many communities have special rules for signs advocating a certain vote in an upcoming election. Such signs are usually called "political signs," but are also known as "campaign signs" or "election signs." Local laws regulating such signs are a source of frequent conflict and debate. And lawsuits.
This book surveys and summarizes the court cases analyzing the constitutionality of various kinds of rules for political signs.
The Political Sign and the First Amendment
Restrictions on Location
Limits on Time of Display
Limits on Size, Height, Number
Permits, Fees and Removal Bonds
Private Signs on Public Property
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