What Happens to All Those Campaign Signs?

Aug 10, 2018

Campaign signs cover the fence of a house in Honolulu's Kaimuki neighborhood.
Credit Catherine Cruz

You have no doubt seen all those campaign signs set up in strategic corners of neighborhoods across the state. Many are plastered on chain-link fence fronting someone’s front yard.

If you assume the property owner approved those political signs, you might be wrong. Not all candidates and their campaign workers ask permission to post signs.