The Nov. 3 election has been called the most important election of our lifetime.

It’s no surprise with COVID-19 destroying and uprooting lives, mass protests against police brutality of Black people erupting nationwide, and unemployment surpassing the Great Depression numbers.

Obviously, President Donald Trump versus former Vice President Joe Biden is the election battle dominating nearly everyone’s mind. But for Collin County residents alone, there are 82 different candidates vying for 32 positions at the local, state, and federal level.

And with early voting beginning Tuesday, here’s a helpful election tool by The Chicago Reporter that provides a breakdown of candidates seeking office in your area.

Christian McPhate

Christian McPhate is the managing editor of Local Profile. He has been working as a journalist for more than a decade. His work has appeared in a number of publications, including the Dallas Morning News,...