The North Carolina State Board of Elections has issued a summary memorandum regarding the placement and treatment of political signs. Please be familiar with this guidance if you are producing yard signs.

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Key information includes:

  • Political signs are allowed from 30 days before the first day of “one-stop” early voting to 10 days after the primary or election day.
  • Political signs ARE allowed in public rights-of-way, including the state highway system.
  • Signs in the right-of-way fronting private property should obtain the permission of the property owner.
  • Don’t replace, remove or obscure other signs.
  • Current campaign finance guidelines do NOT require a legend (“Paid for by…”) on yard signs.