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Election: All else aside, your vote counts

If there were a barometer to gauge how politically aroused rural Oregonians have become after years of urban-influenced [rogressive activism in Salem, it may be this 2020 election.

A big indicator will be whether and how rural communities vote.

There are many issues on the table as we cast our votes, extending far beyond our preoccupation with COVID, which has indeed become the elephant in the room.

Given what we hear in the chatter from the news media – not just those in the mainstream, one could gather that a big dividing line in this presidential election is zeroing in on who’s s...