If you ever doubted the importance of your vote, a would-be Lane Electric director may change your mind.
Lynn Bowers didn’t win her bid to be one of seven directors Monday night at Lane Electric’s annual meeting. She wasn’t even one of the top two vote-getters.
Lane Electric is a cooperative serving a rural area around Eugene-Springfield. Six candidates vied for Central District director. Bowers picks up the story:
Bowers: “The top two were Nathan Philips, 257 votes, and Ingrid Kessler at 256.”
A one-vote difference.