Yesterday on local news, we looked at Russell County’s voter turnout in this year’s general election and how that compared to previous elections.
Today, we take a look at how Russell County’s voter turnout compares to other neighboring counties.
Voter turnout in Russell County for this year’s general election was just under 38 percent at 37.92 percent, but how does that compare to neighboring counties?
Casey County had the highest turnout of surrounding counties at 39.1 percent.
Adair County was just a fraction higher than Russell County at 37.99 percent.
Pulaski County was just a fraction lower than Russell County at 37.76 percent.
Cumberland County was at 36.15 percent and Clinton County, which traditionally has high voter turnout, was lower in this election at 33.82 percent.
Wayne County had the lowest of the surrounding counties at 31.88 percent.