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I just wrapped up coverage of the League of Women Voters Douglas County commissioner candidate forum. It took forever.

Ten candidates vying for five seats, sharing their views on queries from the public. That's a lot of information to process, which makes me wonder:


How much information do we retain, how many voters are really informed?

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Crystal Dey

Crystal Dey is a staff reporter for the Echo Press. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey worked for newspapers in North Dakota, Florida and Connecticut before returning to her home state to join the Echo Press in October 2011. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Staff Reporter Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.

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