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Virus Fears, Lack Of Local Races Produced Record Low Primary Turnout In The March Primary Election

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Only 5,205 Monroe County voters - about 19.5 percent of all registered - cast their ballots in the March 17 Democratic and Republican Primaries. With few contested races in the balance and a global virus weighing on voters' minds, perhaps the record-low turnout shouldn't surprise anyone. Monroe County Clerk Jonathan McLean opined that the Covid-19 …

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