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Low voter turnout on Tuesday

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Fayette County voters like Hynes, Brady

By Rich Bauer, Managing Editor

With only one local candidate on the ballot involved in contested race, the main attraction in Tuesday’s election for Fayette County voters was the input in regional and statewide races.

And because most of the local candidates were running unopposed, many county residents decided not to go to the polls. According to Fayette County Clerk and Recorder Terri D. Braun, only about 12 percent of the county’s registered voters turned out for the primary election.

The county officeholders whose terms expire this year all ran unchallenged on Tuesday.


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