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Analysis: Lackluster Turnout For Schauer Hurt Dems

Democrats’ plan to spoil Gov. Rick Snyder’s re-election was clear from the beginning: coax a lot more of their sporadic voters to cast ballots this time around. It didn’t work.

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Detroit Has 5% Voter Turnout By Midday, 25% Expected

Five-and-a-half hours after the polls opened, the city’s department of elections reported a voter turnout of just five percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2013

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Precinct Sees Only 5 Voters By Noon In Special Election

To say the turnout has been light would be an understatement in Wednesday’s special election to fill the vacated seat of Congressman Thaddeus McCotter in Wayne County.

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Wayne County Clerk Seeks To Increase Voter Turnout

Wayne County Clerk Cathy M. Garrett says she wants more registered voters – especially in Detroit – to cast ballots in the November general election.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2012

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Candidates, Millage Issues Bring Few Voters To The Booth

Low voter turnout for Michigan’s primary election will have a small minority deciding the candidates in the November election.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2012

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16 Percent Turnout For Michigan Presidential Primary

Michigan election officials say 16 percent of the state’s registered voters cast ballots in this week’s presidential primary election.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2012

Half, Or Less, Turn Out To Vote In Michigan

Voter turnout has been pegged at just over 50-percent by Michigan’s Secretary of State.  WWJ Lansing Bureau Chief Tim Skubick says he thinks it might be even less than that. 


Obama, Dems Try To Get Out The Vote

President Barack Obama has been on the campaign trail for various Democratic candidates across the country — but will it help?


Land Predicts Mich. Voter Turnout About 52%

Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land estimates about 3.8 million voters across the state will turn out for Tuesday’s election. That would equal about 52 percent of Michigan’s registered voters.