‘Anti-election’ graffiti found on political signs on UT campus, police say


University of Texas police say they are investigating “anti-election” graffiti spray-painted on most of the political signs outside of a polling location on campus early Wednesday morning.

The signs that were marked were located outside the Flawn Academic Center, which is open for voters casting early ballots for primary elections in March, university officials said on Twitter.

The signs that had been painted were removed by 8 a.m.

A video posted to Twitter just before 7 a.m., however, showed the signs marked with red paint.

University spokeswoman Cindy Posey said the tagger did not discriminate based on political party.

“It was anti-election,” she said. “Some pretty salty language.”

Posey said some signs said, “don’t vote” and “resist.” 

No university property was damaged, she said.


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