Letter: Candidates fail to pick up their campaign signs

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Enquiring minds would like to know why defeated candidates are so poor at picking up their election signs. State law gives candidates seven days after an election to remove their signs: “Signs bearing political messages relating to an election, primary or referendum, provided that these signs may not be placed within the right-of-way prior to six weeks before the election, primary or referendum to which they relate and must be removed by the candidate or political committee not later than one week thereafter.”

Why then are we still seeing Steve Woods’ candidate signs in Yarmouth as of June 27, after the primary that was held June 10? I am tired of seeing them. I see other signs as well, and it makes one wonder how well these people will serve us if they cannot, or will not, abide by the laws of the state. It doesn’t bode well if they cannot have respect for this simple law, does it?

George A. Fogg
North Yarmouth