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Wisconsin voters set turnout record


November 9, 2018


HURLEY — More than three of every four registered voters in Iron County cast ballots in Tuesday’s mid-term election, a rate that helped the state of Wisconsin set a new mid-term turnout record.

A total of 3,118 of the 4,012 registered voters in Iron County went to the polls Tuesday, a 77.7 percent turnout rate.

The Associated Press reports more than 2.67 million Wisconsin voters cast ballots — or 59.38 percent of the state’s voting age population. It marked a new record for Wisconsin mid-term participation.

Five of the county’s 12 tow...

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