If you thought Chicago’s 40 percent turnout on Tuesday was poor – and it was – pity the surrounding suburbs. The Cook County Clerk’s office said suburban turnout was only about 14 percent on Tuesday. McHenry County barely reached 11 percent. Lake County was little better at 11.25 percent.
Voter turnout in Chicago was extremely low on Tuesday, with about 4 percent of eligible voters casting a ballot as of noon, according to data from the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners.
Tomorrow’s voter turnout in and around Chicago might not be a record, but officials expect it will be substantial.
Chicago Board of Elections Chairman Langdon Neal said Thursday that voter turnout on Election Day might be heavier than the 74 percent recorded in 2008.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Gov. Pat Quinn says despite analysts’ predictions that Illinois will see low voter turnout Tuesday, he is hoping for the best. As WBBM Newsradio’s Michele Fiore reports, early voter totals are far […]
With Illinois a player in the Republican primary election for the first time in decades, the number of voters asking for a GOP ballot is up, but election officials still expect low turnout overall.
Close to 52 percent of Chicago voters turned out to vote on Tuesday in the mid-term elections, the Chicago Board of Elections is reporting.
Orr calls them a turnoff for voters, sees limited turnout.
Who could forget the CB radio phenomenon from the mid-1970s? Today, many online are certain that “over and out” will be the buzzword November 2.