Voter turnout historically low
Tuesday, April 7, 2009 | 9:50 p.m. CDT;
updated 9:06 a.m. CDT, Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Only 10,503 Boone County voters, or 10.1 percent of those registered, cast ballots in Tuesday's municipal election. Boone County has 104,140 registered voters. It was an extraordinarily low turnout, even by April election standards. Here's a look at municipal election turnout in the previous five years.
2009 10,503 10.1 percent
2008 25,107 28 percent
2007 21,737 24 percent
2006 18,619 23 percent
2005 10,005 11.5 percent
2004 16,900 17 percent
Source: Boone County Clerk's Office
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