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Voter turnout surpasses 70 percent in many local communities

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ROCKFORD (WREX) -

Registered voters in Winnebago, Boone and Ogle counties came out in large numbers for Tuesday's general election.

Voter turnout topped 70 percent in those three counties among registered voters. The area's lowest voter turnout belonged to Stephenson County at around 59 percent.  

Here is a breakdown of voter turnout across the area:

City of Rockford

  • Registered Voters: 86,301
  • Ballots Cast: 50,777
  • Voter Turnout: 58.84%

Winnebago County

  • Registered Voters: 89,353
  • Ballots Cast: 65,264
  • Voter Turnout: 73.04%

Boone County

  • Registered Voters: 32,972
  • Ballots Cast: 23,133
  • Voter Turnout: 70.16%

Stephenson County

  • Registered Voters: 34,165
  • Ballots Cast: 20,128
  • Voter Turnout: 58.91%

Ogle County

  • Registered Voters: 33,627
  • Ballots Cast: 24,422
  • Voter Turnout: 72.63%

Lee County

  • Registered Voters: 22,919
  • Ballots Cast: 15,658
  • Voter Turnout: 68.32%

 Click here to see all the local election results.

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