Officials are boasting of a high primary election turnout. Statewide that translates to a whopping 28 percent.
Yes, 28 percent of registered voters actually going and casting a vote is something to brag about.
And this is of registered voters – many citizens don’t even bother to register.
A total of 543,615 Democrats and 354,272 Republicans were registered to vote in Tuesday’s primary election. Of that, about 138,000 Democrats voted, while some 111,000 Republicans went to the polls.