Russell County voter turnout exceeds statewide turnout, among highest in area

Voter turnout in Russell County for the May primary election came in at about 21.7 percent.

That exceeded the statewide turnout, which came in at about 14.4 percent.

Looking at neighboring counties, Clinton County had one of the highest voter turnouts in the state at 25.25 percent. Of neighboring counties, only Clinton County’s turnout was higher.

Casey County was close at nearly 21.5 percent. Pulaski’s turnout was just over 20 percent, Cumberland came in at 19.3 percent, Adair came in at 18.7 percent, and Wayne County was at about 16.9 percent.

Turnout in Russell County was slightly lower than the last odd-year primary election in 2019, in which Russell County had a turnout of about 22.4 percent but exceeded 2015’s turnout which was 20.2 percent.

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