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Variable Message Sign Read Pro-Trump Message Prior to Monday’s Debate

Solar powered variable message signs

Seeing political signs along major roads and highways is not uncommon this time of year. With a historical election less than two months away on Nov. 8, supporters and candidates are becoming increasingly active to sway undecided voters to their side.

However, someone took a more unorthodox approach to advertising. On Sept. 26, the morning of the first presidential debate, a variable message sign on Route 25 in Calverton, NY was hacked to read “Vote Trump 2016.” Calverton is located just 55 miles away from Hofstra University, where the debate was held at 9 p.m..

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