Not a rant at all, good points. I think because of how 'big' it is in the media, it's easy to get blinded by the glamour of the presidental election and not give the proper attention to local issues.
As for the website you mentioned, I saw one at SpeakOut!, and I think I've heard of others. However, the candidate which matched closest to my opinions had withdrawn. 8( (Bill Bradley for anyone interested.)
Thanks for the reminder that acting locally is where we can make a big difference.
UPDATE: Fixed the link
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