Originally Posted by plutoz
The University is private property no? You don't see campaign signs being put up by candidates on campus during an election.... this is no different IMO. Someone at the University must have approved these signs being installed.
Actions speak louder than words, or in this case, signs.
If a particular political party insists on taking credit for doing what should be considered its job in government, let them do it on their own dime, and preferably during an election campaign. Stop wasting our tax dollars crowing about all the 'great' things you are doing, or plan to do.
I seriously doubt contacting David Sweet or any other CPC MP is going to result in any change in policy on this matter.
The university is also a community where thousands of people live. You might not see campaign signs up during elections, but that's because the students who live in residence don't ask for them. Each student could display a sign in their window if they chose to.
Also, candidates who are running for office don't really do much on campus because they know the voter turnout is dismal. They only have so much time and they focus said time on locations where voter turnout is higher.
IF somehow voter turnout was predicted to be much higher, then you would probably see the campus become highly politicized with red, blue, orange and green signs all over the place during an election.
Just because you don't think contacting our MP would do anything, doesn't mean it won't. It can't hurt to try. If you don't try, then nothing can be done about it.