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Lowest participation: Lack of interest behind low voter turnout in Stark Co.

June 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

Even compared to North Dakota’s record low voter turnout for the election on Tuesday, the number of Stark County voters who took to the polls Tuesday was lower.
Just 11 percent of the county’s estimated 20,900 voting-age residents cast ballots i…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Early voter turnout strong in South Dakota

November 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant says he’s pleased with the early Election Day turnout at the polls.
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Minn. primary turnout flirts with record low numbers

August 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota voters sat out Tuesday’s midsummer election in near-record numbers, producing the state’s second-worst primary turnout in 62 years. Despite several competitive congressional and legislative primaries, only about 9 percent of eligible voters cast ballots. Continue Reading

SOS Gant: 21 percent voter turnout needs to be better

June 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Secretary of State Jason Gant says he’s disappointed with Tuesday’s voter turnout of just above 21 percent.
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Voting turnout light in SD primary election

June 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Poll worker Evelyn Starnes has a word to sum up the turnout in Tuesday’s South Dakota primary election: “Terrible.”
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SD official predicts modest turnout in primary

June 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Turnout might be better than expected because the Democratic congressional primary between Matt Varilek and Jeff Barth has heated up recently. Continue Reading

Few voters expected but leaders hope for more

August 3, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

The August 10 primary election could slip by with little notice, although political leaders hope not. Continue Reading