Ada County voter turnout beats 2011

Statesman staffNovember 7, 2013 

What was voter turnout?

Across Ada County, turnout was 20.7 percent. That means 36,013 of 173,729 registered voters participated in Tuesday's election.

Where was it better, worse?

Boise, where voters retained three City Council incumbents and defeated two bond proposals, had the highest turnout in the county, at 23.4 percent. Kuna had the worst, at 10.9 percent.

How does that compare to 2011?

The last municipal general election in Ada County had a 19.2 percent turnout. Boise's turnout that year was just 16 percent.

What about absentee voters?

They accounted for 22 percent of all ballots cast in Ada County. More than 70 percent of absentee voters were in favor of Boise's bond measures.

Click here for a breakdown of voter turnout in Ada County and each of its municipalities.

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