What Did That Say?? Political Signs & Free Speech (WA)

It is often said that this U.S. presidential election has been the most polarizing election in modern times, if not all time. Because of the strong opinions on every side, more and more community associations are having to address not just the mere existence of these signs, but also the content.   With the presidential and local elections on the horizon (finally), the existence of signs demonstrating support for the candidates have certainly increased. But the particular political climate means that communities are not only having to apply state law and provisions of their governing documents to the political sign issue, but may also have to review their governing documents for provisions relating to offensive or inappropriate displays.     Read the article……………


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