The blood hadn't even dried on Labor's corpse before campaign signs started appearing at 7am Sunday morning.
Deputy Mayor Margaret Cochrane, in her bid to become to second woman mayor of Cairns on April 28th, didn't leave a second free until the State election was over on Saturday night.
In the early hours of Sunday morning, Cochrane and her team installed election corfluttes across the city under her "Community Alliance" banner.
Councillor Diane Forsyth said that candidate some wait a little while before bombarding the community.
"I believe it is too soon to put out Local Government election material," Diane Forsyth said. "I will be giving the residents in Division 7 a break before putting out my signs."
Some State election signs has been removed and dumped according to Mulgrave resident Matthew Church.
"A whole heap of Robyn Quick and Michael Trout signs were dumped in my backyard last night. I saw Council election signs erected where the dumped signs once stood."
It's highly likely that the huge change in political governance in Queensland will have an effect on the way people will vote for their new Council. There is such a mood for change that no sitting councillor or mayor is assured of a free home run.
Come the end of April, Queensland voters will be exhausted from all the political carry-on.
Deputy Mayor Cochrane, along with former Ports chief Bob Manning, property retired developer Ian Thomas, will all challenge Val Schier for the city's top job on Saturday April 28th.