Sedgwick County’s voter turnout at 20.4 percent, statewide 22.8 percent
08/08/2012 5:00 AM
08/05/2014 9:12 PM
Voter turnout for Tuesday’s primary across the state and in Sedgwick County was higher than projected by officials, according to figures announced Wednesday.
Sedgwick County saw a turnout of 20.4 percent of registered voters, or 53,887 voters, which was more than 15 percent that was projected rate.
Kansas Secretary of State’s office had said earlier that Sedgwick County’s turnout was 24.8 percent, but that was based upon incorrect numbers provided late Tuesday night by the county’s election office, Sedgwick County Election Commissioner Tabitha Lehman said.
Statewide, 22.8 percent of registered voters (392,142) cast ballots in the primary.
Greeley County had the highest turnout with 64.7 percent; the lowest was Wyandotte’s 11.3 percent. Johnson County had 17.1 percent and Shawnee County 27.8 percent.
Editor's Choice Videos
Join the Discussion
The Wichita Eagle is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.