Voter turnout higher than anticipated in primary election

Tuesday, August 3, 2010 | 11:49 p.m. CDT; updated 12:27 a.m. CDT, Wednesday, August 4, 2010

COLUMBIA — Turnout in Boone County for Tuesday's primary was 23.85 percent of 90,460 registered voters. That figure is significantly higher than the 18 percent prediction made by the clerk's office last week.