Election, Opinion-Editorial

Why The Chronicle doesn’t endorse political candidates

This week’s paper has an extensive overview of who is running in which races for the upcoming election season. You’re either on the ballot – or not – at this point with the candidate filing deadline behind us and the Nov. 8 election closer than you think.

There are no doubt many wonderful people among the candidates, fine people who are willing to sacrifice their time for the betterment of our community. 

And, particularly in the rural communities around us in the southern Willamette Valley, many of these people are our family members, friends . . .