Saturday, May 12, 2007

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If you are a political operative, voter turnout is now your focus given that the election is hours away. Beyond that I don't think voter turnout (votes cast divided by registered voters) is a very meaningful metric for really understanding political dynamics in town. Voter participation (votes cast divided by voting age population) I think is a much more meaninful metric. Nonetheless, for the election cycle here are some maps I put up last june on the combined voter turnout in the 2006 primary:

PDF versions are available here: County, City

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