turnout http://michiganradio.org en Top 5 Michigan counties for voter turnout (and the 5 worst) http://michiganradio.org/post/top-5-michigan-counties-voter-turnout-and-5-worst <p>The Secretary of State&#39;s office has released <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/documents/sos/2010_General_Election_Turnout_Comparison_337603_7.pdf">unofficial voter turnout results for all the counties</a> in Michigan (the State Board of Canvassers will make them official later this month).</p><ul><li>The voters in Leelanau county scored the best turnout rate in the state at 61.60%</li><li>The voters in Cass county scored the worst turnout rate in the state at 35.74%</li></ul><p>Here are the top 5:</p> Wed, 03 Nov 2010 18:40:27 +0000 Mark Brush 261 at http://michiganradio.org Top 5 Michigan counties for voter turnout (and the 5 worst) Voter turnout in Michigan lower than expected http://michiganradio.org/post/voter-turnout-michigan-lower-expected <p>Outgoing Secretary of State <a href="http://www.terrilynnland.com/meet_terri.php">Terry Lynn Land</a> had expected 52% of eligible voters to show up at the polls yesterday. The unofficial tally stands at 45% today.</p><p>The turnout results remain &quot;unofficial&quot; until they are certified by the <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,1607,7-127-1633_41221---,00.html">Board of State Canvassers</a> later this month.</p><p>Of the 7.28 million registered to vote, 3.3 million did so.</p> Wed, 03 Nov 2010 17:42:57 +0000 Mark Brush 260 at http://michiganradio.org Voter turnout in Michigan lower than expected Top 10 states for voter turnout http://michiganradio.org/post/top-10-states-voter-turnout <p>People in northern states may be cold, but they seem to vote in higher numbers than in some other states.</p><p>In the 2008 election, these states had the highest turnout rates from their voting eligible population according to Michael McDonald&#39;s <a href="http://elections.gmu.edu/index.html"><em>United States Elections Project</em></a>:</p> Tue, 02 Nov 2010 20:15:00 +0000 Mark Brush 216 at http://michiganradio.org Top 10 states for voter turnout