County primary turnout lower than state, 2011

County primary turnout lower than state, 2011

GREENFIELD — While voter turnout statewide was 12 percent in May, in Hancock County it was only 9 percent.

Of the 26,845 registered voters in areas with a municipal election in Hancock County, 2,408 turned out last month.

That’s lower than the 2011 primary, when 16 percent of eligible registered voters turned out.

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Samm Quinn is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at 317-477-3275 or squinn@greenfieldreporter.com.