Dozens across the political spectrum have contacted The Seattle Times in recent weeks, saying the election has tangled their personal relationships. Are you feeling the heat, too?

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The Seattle Times is seeking more stories of Washington families, couples and friends who say the presidential election has complicated their relationships, after publishing this story.

The piece features a pair of friends, Ernie Lou and Tod Steward, who say the campaign season has made their hangouts sometimes tense. A mother and son also said the election has taken a toll, though at home.

Dozens across the political spectrum have contacted the newspaper in recent weeks with similar stories of conflict, some calling the polarization unlike anything they have experienced before.

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Please contact reporter Jessica Lee at or 206-464-2532 to share your story. We hope compile another story in the upcoming days.