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Time to ready for critical vote

Amid all the angst over COVID-19, attention may be a bit distracted from another very important event that is closing in fast upon us, one of the few that hasn’t been cancelled: Oregon’s primary election.

Ballots are being mailed as we speak. The final day to vote is Tuesday, May 19.

If you’re reading this before midnight on Tuesday, April 28, you actually still have a chance to register if you do it before 11:59 p.m. That’s how convenient it’s gotten to register.

Actually, it’s even easier than that, thanks to Oregon’s Motor Voter Law, passed in 2016, which automatically r...