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I am an Ultra-Conservative, Alpha-Male, True Authentic Leader, Type "C" Personality, who is very active in my community; whether it is donating time, clothes or money for Project Concern or going to Common Council meetings and voicing my opinions. As a blogger, I intend to provide a different viewpoint "The way I see it!" on various world, national and local issues with a few helpful tips & tidbits sprinkled in.

Mayor McCue Sign Violations

2010 Election, Cudahy, Election, Mayor, McCue

Not only are Mayor McCue’s large signs too big and in violation they do not contain sign disclaimers this is true of the large banner types as well.




Every communication which is paid for by political funds must contain a disclaimer or attribution statement identifying the source of the funds paying for the communication.

This includes every printed advertisement, billboard, handbill, sample ballot, television or radio advertisement or other communication paid for by political funds.  Also, it includes items such as T-shirts, bumper stickers and yard signs. 


The disclaimer must use the words “Paid for by” (abbreviations shall not be used for this language) followed by the name of the committee or group making the payment or assuming responsibility for the communication and the name of the treasurer or other authorized agent of the committee.


When the communication is being paid for through an in-kind contribution, it must bear the disclaimer of the recipient campaign committee.  Abbreviations may not be used for the name of a candidate or campaign committee.


No disclaimer is required on 1) personal correspondence not reproduced by machine for distribution, 2) a single personal item which is not reproduced or manufactured by machine or other equipment, 3) nomination papers even if the papers contain biographical information, 4) pins, buttons, pens, balloons, nail files and similar small items on which a disclaimer cannot be conveniently printed, or 5) envelopes which have campaign committee identification printed on them. Disclaimers must be included on each separate page of a political communication, including letterhead and enclosures.


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