With the political season gearing up to be in full swing very soon, there are a lot of campaigns out there who need to advertise themselves. There are a lot of ways to do that, radio ads, print ads, TV spots, and signs. There are different kinds of signs that a political campaign can use. The most common are outdoor signs that can be used in people's yards, public spaces, and the sides of the road. There are things that need to be considered if you are in charge of political signs.
One of the things that you need to remember is that you are going to want to make sure that your candidate's name is easily seen and that your design is clear. The sign company that you work with should be able to help you come up with a clean design that is easily readable and still distinct. Since most places have rules about how big the election signs can be, a clean and clear design is important.
Another thing that you need to remember is the local laws regarding political signs. While you may feel the urge to put the commercial signs up as soon as possible and leave them up until the very last second, there are rules that must be observed when it comes to political signs, especially if they are on public spaces. While they do vary from state to state and city to city, there are some common rules.
For example, one rule is when the signs can be placed. In general, the signs are allowed to be put up a few weeks before the primary or caucus. The signs for the losing candidates must be taken down within days of the vote. The winners signs may be able to be left up until the general election. Most municipalities also require that the signs come down from public property, such as the sides of the roads, within a week or so after the general election. The rules can vary slightly when it comes to private property, such as a person's yard. The municipality may also require that the campaign go and collect signs from every place that they have been posted.
Campaign signs that can be placed so that everyone can see them are an easy way to get your candidate's name out where potential voters can see it. Working with a good sign printer who can show you a design that works and materials that will stand up to the weather is one way to get those good signs.