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Strong voter turnout reported in Crow Wing County

Posted: November 7, 2012 - 1:40am

A turnout of nearly 80 percent is expected for Crow Wing County.

Deborah Erickson, Crow Wing County deputy auditor and elections coordinator, said there was a strong turnout at the polls Tuesday and many new voter registrations.

There are 37,975 registered voters in Crow Wing County.

Crow Wing County’s record turnout to date came in 2004 with 81.2 percent voter turnout. The year with the most voters came in 2008 with 35,299 people turning out at the polls.

RENEE RICHARDSON, senior reporter, may be reached at 855-5852 or renee.richardson@brainerddispatch.com. Follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Dispatchbizbuzz.