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Editorial: Please retrieve your signs

Republican and Democratic campaign signs left over from

Republican and Democratic campaign signs left over from the 2018 election are seen on Laurel Road in East Northport on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Photo Credit: Newsday/Lawrence Striegel

The 2018 elections engaged Long Islanders and produced record turnout for scores of public offices. Thanks to everyone who voted and participated in this most fundamental and essential process of our democracy.

Now we get a break. The campaign ads are off television and gone from social media and mailboxes. But the campaign signs are still there in every combination of red, white and blue along roads, traffic medians and fences. So to the winners and losers, a plea: Complete your civic duty and take down the signs ASAP.— The editorial board


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