Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Voter turnout: Light but normal
Voter turnout in rural Gem County was light throughout Tuesday--Steve Ritter photo
Primary Voter Turnout Light
Boise--Voter turnout topped 25-percent in Tuesdays primaries, some counties with uncontested races has even lower turnouts according to the poll watchers.
Secretary of State Ben Ysursa's office oversees Idaho elections and says the final numbers are not in yet but should range between 25.3 to 26.8 percent, according to the secretary of state’s website. General Election turnout numbers should top the 70-percent mark in November.
At the Jefferson County Fair in Rigby its fair time and all the action on this day is in the livestock barn.