Voter Turnout Up By 8% From the Last Presidential Primary

By Alessandra LUCKEY, intern

In a decisive election, more citizens of Los Angeles County took to the polls to have their voices heard on the presidential nomination, vacant government positions and important measures on Tuesday than in the previous Presidential Primary.

In 2012, only 21.87% of the registered 4,450,035 voters cast their ballots. This year eligible voters were more politically active with 29.92% of 4,799,548 voters exercising their right according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk.

Even though 29.92% is higher than the 2012 primary, it is still far below the 2008 primary which had a voter turnout of 55.26%. Click Here To Continue Reading at CV Weekly.


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