In Monroe County, a mere 12.3 percent of voters went to the polls — a slight increase from 2011.
What’s behind Indiana’s low voter turnout, the spike in deaths from Henry County's rare form of brain cancer and badges making their way into the classroom.
While the turnout is a slight increase from four years ago, it's much lower than in other communities throughout the state.
The total number of voters that cast ballots in May is actually down over the last four municipal election cycles.
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In-person early voter turnout was 2.9 percent in Monroe County.
Last year only 13 percent of registered Indiana voters went to the polls for May’s primary election – the lowest number for the state in more than two decades.
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.