Voter turnout almost 16 percent

05/07/2014 7:20 PM

02/15/2015 11:18 AM

There was a lot of hubbub but in the end only 15.71 percent of registered voters cast ballots on Tuesday, according to the state Board of Elections.

Still, that’s more than 1 million of the state’s 6.5 million registered voters.

And, it’s better than the last mid-term election turnout: only 14 percent in 2010, and a mere 12 percent in 2006.

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