GOP signs damaged in Elizabethtown

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) - Police are investigating damaged election signs in Elizabethtown.

The News-Enterprise reports the local Republican party reported that signs at its headquarters were found defaced on Election Day. Republican Party Chairman Mike Phillips said black spray paint had been used on several smaller signs and one large one. Several signs had also been replaced with signs supporting Democrats.

Hardin County Democratic Party Chairman Bob Moore said signs supporting Democrats had also been taken, but none had been damaged. He denounced the damage, saying "everyone has a right to express their opinion."

The Republican Party is offering a $250 reward for information leading to a conviction in the case.

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