Election security includes ballot, Portland streets

A Multnomah County elections worker and Portland protesters.

It's no surprise that law enforcement agencies in the Portland metro area are making plans for Election Day and the days after.

In a year that has seen more than 100 consecutive nights of social justice protest amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that has completely transformed daily life here and around the country, the Nov. 3 general election is a focal point for people of all persuasions and ideological points of view.