Peoria, IL asked in Election Law for Illinois

Q: The campaign workers for one candidate in my town have been stealing political mailers sent out by the other candidate.

Can they get in trouble for this?

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2 Lawyer Answers
  • Moline, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Yes they can get in trouble.

Theft, trespass.

Usual trouble is in catching them in the act.

  • Gov & Administrative Law Lawyer
  • Decatur, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Yes. It could also create a little political damage if this becomes a story.

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