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Our View: Answer the door; have a conversation


October 16, 2020

We’ve been seeing candidates for public office, or their representatives, showing up at our front doors at odd times: evenings, Saturday afternoons, just about anytime really. Sometimes it’s a volunteer. Sometimes it’s the actual candidate. The pitch is uniform: “Hi, I’m so-and-so and I’m running for you-name-it. Are there any special concerns you have in this election? I’d like your vote.”

We encourage you to answer the door when these candidates knock and spend a socially-distanced and masked minute or two with them. Let them know what your concerns are. Ask them questions...

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