Final count shows high local voter turnout

Friday, November 30, 2012

By Evan Smith

Local voters participated in the Nov. 6 general election at a higher rate than the King County rate of 82.41 percent and the statewide rate of 81.25 percent.

The City of Shoreline had a final turnout of 82.52 percent.

Shoreline and the north part of Lake Forest Park that had two Congressional races on thei ballots because they were part of the old 1st Congressional District as well as the new 7th District had a turnout of 83.58 percent.

The 46th Legislative District -- Lake Forest Park, Kenmore and northeast Seattle -- had a turnout of 85.64 percent.

The highest turnout in King County was 86.71 percent in the City of Normandy Park.

The County with the highest turnout in the State was San Juan County with 89.39 percent. The lowest was Yakima County with 73.67 percent.


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