EDITORIAL: Urban-rural divide poses political challenges for Malheur County

We doubt anyone in Malheur County is surprised that local election results don’t mirror the state totals. Voters here by a big margin backed Republican Knute Buehler in his failed bid for governor. On four of five ballot measures, Malheur County voters chose differently than the state as a whole. What now?

The frustration over the so-called rural-urban divide is understandable. On the face of it, vast . . .

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