MLA Don Morgan changing office sign after complaint

After complaints arose alleging he was using his publicly-funded constituency office to display election campaign material, MLA Don Morgan has decided to make some changes to the signs used at his offices in Saskatoon. Both Elections Saskatchewan and the Speaker of the Legislature said he has not broken any rules.

NDP received complaints about signage at Don Morgan's office

Saskatchewan Party MLA Don Morgan said he is going to remove the constituency office sign from this site in Saskatoon. Elections Saskatchewan said no rules were broken. (Victoria Dinh/CBC )

After accusations arose alleging a violation of the rules concerning election campaign signs, Saskatchewan Party MLA Don Morgan is changing the signage at his constituency office in Saskatoon.

The NDP said they received complaints after someone noticed a "Re-elect Don Morgan" sign in the window of an office building in Saskatoon.

The window is underneath a large building sign that indicates Don Morgan's constituency office is located in the building.

However, his constituency office is in the back of the building.

Morgan's campaign office, which opened ahead of the April 4 vote, is in the same building. The campaign poster was displayed in the campaign office window.

Both Elections Saskatchewan and the Speaker of the Legislature said Morgan did not break any rules. 

However, Morgan said he will have the large constituency office sign taken down.

"I've asked the landlord to take the sign down regardless of what the election requirements are," Morgan said Wednesday. "I don't want there to be issues of confusion at all."

Don Morgan Constituency Office with a campaign sign in the window 0:29

Morgan is the MLA for Saskatoon Southeast. 

Constituency offices are publicly funded to support the work of MLAs.

Corrections

  • A previous version of this story said a campaign sign was going to removed. Actually, the constituency office sign will be taken down.
    Mar 02, 2016 10:30 PM CT

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