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Campaign Signs
Many candidates for local and statewide office have pledged to remove their campaign signs after the November 4 election.

October 31, 2008


Charlotte, NC – Fifty-seven candidates for office in Mecklenburg County have signed pledge forms – a commitment to remove their campaign signs after the general election on November 4, 2008. 

While campaign sign regulations vary depending on the city or town, the signs often become unsightly litter after an election. Mecklenburg County and Keep Mecklenburg Beautiful solicited commitments from candidates, asking them to remove their signs within a designated time period after ballots are cast and the campaigning is finished. 

The following candidates have signed the forms: 

Ada Nicolay
Andy Dulin
Beth Marlin
Beverly Miller Earle
Bill Daughtridge
Charlie Dannelly
Charlotte Brown-Williams
Cherie Berry
Dan Barrett
Dan Murrey
Daniel G. Clodfelter
David Granberry
Dempsey Miller
Donnie Hoover
Dumont Clarke
E. Powers
Edith (Edy) Brotherton
Elaine Marshall
Elizabeth Trosch
Gary Hardee
George Patrick Hill
Harold Cogdell Jr.
James R. Soder
Janet Cowell
Jennifer Roberts
John Arrowood
John Odom
Joseph C. Turner
Judy Gibson
Karen Bentley
Ken Davies
Kimberly Best
Larry Kissell
Lloyd Scher
Malcolm Graham
Martha Alexander
Mary Richardson
Mel Watt
Nicholas Triplett
Nick Mackey
Robert Hayes
Robert Hunter Jr.
Robert Pittenger
Ronnie Ansley
Ross Overby
Ruth Samuelson
S. Rao Kommareddi
Sam Ervin IV
Sue Myrick
Susan Walker
Theo Nixon
Tim McLeod
Tricia Cotham
Vilma D. Leake
Vince Coscia
W. Edward (Eddie) Goodall Jr.
William Belk

By signing the forms, candidates have promised to remove their signs by November 12.  

Keep Mecklenburg Beautiful is an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful Inc. Its primary focus is the County's unincorporated areas and towns of Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Matthews, Mint Hill and Pineville. The organization conducts an annual litter index and works to engage the community to take greater responsibility for their environment.

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