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Rock Steady Voting in County Primary

May 8, 2014

O-n-e photo by Seth Mabry

In 2010, 14 percent of Catawba County's registered voters hit the polls for the Primary election.

Tuesday, even more of the county's voters turned out.

"We had a steady stream of people all day long,” said Todd Rudisill, chief judge election officer of the Precinct 40 in West Newton. “But it was just a small stream.”

The turnout was close to 16 percent, 15,776 ballots, according to officials with the Board of Elections. That is nearly a two percent increase from the comparable election four years ago.

To read more of this story, pick up the Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

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