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Editors Note

The number of political letters we have received from readers in our coverage area (Haywood, Jackson, Macon, and Swain counties, along with the Qualla Boundary) during this election season has been almost overwhelming. We’ve worked to get all of them in print, but we’re not quite going to make it. If you submitted a letter and it is not in this edition, it will be in this section of our website.

Thanks to all who took the trouble to sit down and put your thoughts to paper. We’ll be working late election night — Tuesday, Nov. 3 — to get election results in our Wednesday, Nov. 4, edition. It may be delivered an hour or two later than usual, so we’ll apologize in advance for that.

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