Election Campaign Signs

Election Campaign Signs

Minnesota State Statutes and the Marshall City Code regulate the placement of campaign signs.

211B.045 NONCOMMERCIAL SIGNS EXEMPTION.

All noncommercial signs of any size may be posted in any number beginning 46 days before the state primary in a state general election year until ten days following the state general election. Municipal ordinances may regulate the size and number of noncommercial signs at other times.

Beginning June 26, 2020 (46 days before state primary and until 10 days after the general election), campaign signs can be placed in yards for the state primary and general election.

  • Campaign signs should not interfere with regulatory signs and traffic control devices.
  • Campaign signs should not impede the view at intersections.
  • Campaign signs should not be attached to trees, rocks or power poles.
  • Campaign signs should not be placed on parkland, other publicly owned property or bridges/overpasses.

Illegally placed signs will be removed by Community Service Officers. Signs will be stored at City Offices located at Southwest Minnesota State University, Social Science Building. Campaign signs that have been collected can be retrieved during normal business hours, Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM.