A new report on civic health finds that Indiana performed well in family interaction, but fell behind other states when it comes to voter turnout.
Voter turnout was expected to be low this year because there were no big-ticket races on the ballot.
Voter turnout in Monroe County was at 15 percent of registered voters at noon, which is higher than turnout during this year’s primary election.
For some, low voter turnout is cause for concern, but a political analyst says it doesn’t necessarily help either Republicans or Democrats.
About 13 percent of Indiana's registered voters turned out for last month's primary election, according to numbers the secretary of state released today.
Counties where prominent political offices were contested saw the highest numbers of voters on Tuesday.
Voter turnout in Monroe County so far is about half of what it was four years ago.
Voter turnout is expected to be low in tomorrow's primary because of a lack of statewide races.
Wells County saw the highest voter turnout at 72 percent. Scott County saw the lowest with 46 percent.
More than 2.6 million of Indiana's 4.5 million registered voters cast ballots this year.