Tue May 22, 2012
All Politics are Local

Election Problems Minimal, Turnout "Abysmal"

Turnout in Tuesday's primary election appears to be low in most places around Kentucky.  Secretary of State Allison Lundergan Grimes had predicted a statewide turnout of 10 percent to 12 percent. She'd seen nothing by mid-afternoon to indicate that was going to be way off. "It's been a very light election," Grimes said. "The interest appears to be moderate to minimal." However, Grimes noted that polls don't close until 6 p.m. local time. She urged people to vote after work. On the plus side, she said, people aren't having to wait in long lines to vote. 

Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/2012/05/22/2197103/election-problems-minimal-early.html#storylink=cpy