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Beaver Dam street has a history of ‘big sign wars’
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Beaver Dam street has a history of ‘big sign wars’

BEAVER DAM, Wis. (WMTV) - You can tell a lot about a person by their front yard, even the way they vote.“Some are supportive. Some are not, but you have your right either way, right?” Angie Kirst, a Democrat, said.Her lawn along Park Avenue boasts blue campaign signs almost as tall as she is.Signs for Wisconsin Democrats outside Angie Kirst's home along Park Avenue in Beaver Dam.(WMTV/Michelle Baik)Next door, a red sign with Tim Michels’s name stands similar in size. Placards for the Republican challenger in Wisconsin’s gubernatorial race can be seen in at least three other homes on the Beaver Dam street.“Oh, no, there’s no shame,” she said. “My neighbor feels no shame, I’m sure too, and we shouldn’t feel any shame because we’re in the United States. We should be able to vote for who we wa...