Democrats offer $300 reward for info on political sign thieves and vandals
OUR STATE.PARTY OFFICIALSSAY IT'S BEEN WORSETHIS YEAR THAN ANYOTHER ELECTIONYEAR.NBC 26'S JENNABREE TELLS US HOWONE DISTRICT ISOFFERING MONEY TOTRY TO PUT AN ENDTO IT."This is democracy.
We allhave an ability to be ableto state our preference ina candidate and whetherit's acceptable to othermembers or not, it doesn'tallow people to justremove their signs."DO YOU HAVEINFORMATION ONDEMOCRATICPOLITICAL SIGNTHIEVES ANDVANDALS?DEMOCRATS IN THEENTIRE EIGHTHDISTRICT ARE NOWOFFERING A 300DOLLAR REWARD IF ITLEADS TO AN ARRESTOR CONVICTION.DISTRICT CHAIR MARYGINNEBAUGH SAYSIT'S BEEN GETTINGOUT OF HAND THISYEAR -- SOME 200SIGNS HAVE ALREADYBEEN REPORTEDSTOLEN IN BROWNCOUNTY."No one has the right to goand deface or steal.
That'sjust against the law."SHE SAYS THISBEHAVIOR ISPANDEMIC-RELATED.PEOPLE AREN'TGOING DOOR-TO-DOOR.
THERE'SLITTLE PERSONALCONTACT."It's a very differentperspective.
It's a verydifferent campaign.
Andpeople want to be involvedand this is the way theycan do it.""Whether a flag, banner,large sign or a small lawnsign -- stealing andvandalizing is amisdemeanor.
And bothparties can agree it's justmorally wrong.""It's not right, it's not left,it's a Brown County value.And I just dont thinkGreen Bay people fit intothat mold of doing thesethings that are destructiveand not respecting otherpeople's property rights."BROWN COUNTYREPUBLICAN PARTYVICE CHAIR ANDYWILLIAMS SAYS HETHINKS PEOPLE JUSTNEED TO HOLD EACHOTHERACCOUNTABLE."We don't need to beclogging the courts withthose things, what weneed is people to startstepping up and sayingyou got to do the rightthing."BUT BOTH SIDES SAYIT REALLY BOILSDOWN TO ONETHING...We all respect others.
Andwe understand that wehave these differencesand we don't think thatthese things are right."Respect, I mean it's asimple word but it meansa lot and it means a lot tohave a functioningdemocracy.
We mustrespect one another."N-B-C 26'S JENNABREE REPORTING.IF YOUR SIGN HASBEEN STOLEN ORVANDALIZED --YOU CAN REPORT ITTO YOUR LOCALPOLICE AND PARTYCHAIR.PRESIDENT TRUMPIS MAKI