What does low voter turnout say?

For whatever reason(s), voter turnout was (record) low across many California counties on Tuesday, with some counties reporting less than 20 percent of voters going to the polls.

According to the California Secretary of State, Sacramento County reported 17.73 percent of voters cast ballots on Primary Day.

In San Joaquin County, the number was 17.2 percent while in Stanislaus County, the percentage was even lower: 16.2 percent.

Placer County reported 23.9 percent. It was 26.3 percent in Yolo County.

Voter turnout for all counties can be found on the Secretary of State website.

County registrars have until July 4 to complete counting mail-in ballots.


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