The Daily Globe - Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Wisconsin voters set turnout record

 

November 9, 2018



By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

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...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018