The Portage County Gazette encourages letters to the editor. Contributions are limited to once per month and 500 words. Letters must be signed and include the name, address and phone numbers of the author. Only for unusual cause will names be withheld from publication. Letters should be addressed to The Gazette and its readers. The Gazette reserves the right to edit, delete or reject letters or portions of letters. Letters are due by 5 p.m. on Monday. If emailing, please send letters to pcgazette@g2a.net. Letters may also be submitted through The Gazette website at www.pcgazette.com/submissions.

Note: Political letters related to a specific election will not be run the Friday immediately preceding an election unless they are a direct response to a claims set forth in a previously published letter.