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Eye On Boise turnout archive

THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 2016

Idaho voter turnout likely 75-80 percent

Counties around Idaho are posting some amazingly high turnout figures for Tuesday’s election, but it turns out those aren’t actually the final numbers – because they don’t take into account same-day voter registrations. That means the county figures – 88 percent in Ada County, 87...

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016

MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016

Denney urges Idahoans to vote tomorrow 

Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney isn’t offering a turnout prediction for tomorrow’s Idaho primary election, but he is urging people to vote. “I think there are some very interesting local races, some sheriff and county commission races,” he noted. Plus, there’s a four-way Idaho...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014

TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2014

TUESDAY, NOV. 6, 2012

Polls were busy in Boise on Tuesday morning (Betsy Russell)

Time to vote... 

There was a half-hour wait to vote at my polling place this morning; one guy ahead of me in line gave up and left. A young mom with first-grader in tow waited all the way through the line, only to find out she wasn't in...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 17, 2010

Official turnout: Lowest since '78 

Idaho's state Board of Canvassers met today to certify the results of the Nov. 2 election, and here's the news: Just 58.1 percent of Idaho's registered voters cast ballots. That's the lowest turnout for a midterm election since 1978 (that year it was 56.51 percent),...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 29, 2010

Strong turnout predicted Tuesday

Looking ahead to Tuesday's election, Idaho Secretary of State Ben Ysursa is predicting strong voter turnout for a non-presidential year election, with 63 to 64 percent of registered voters casting ballots, "which would be our highest non-presidential year turnout since '94." "Candidates and issues make...

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