New Castle News

November 6, 2013

Election 2013: County voter turnout under 20 percent

By Staff
New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — Less than 20 percent of Lawrence County voters went to the polls Tuesday.

According to the board of elections, 11,545 of the county’s 59,968 registered voters cast ballots. That represented a a turnout of 19.25 percent.

In a corresponding election four years ago, 19,332 residents, or 30.92 percent, voted.