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Voter turnout high on Nov. 7

Sun staff reports

Turnout to the polls for the November 7 election in Placer and Nevada Counties was high.

Jim McCauley, Placer’s clerk-recorder-registrar of voters, said that despite reports that voter poll figures were disappointing for the election, his county saw a “healthy” turnout of 71 percent, or 125,000 voters.

In Nevada County turnout came in at 69.65 percent, according to Kathleen Smith, Nevada County Clerk. Smith called the turnout “typical for a gubernatorial general election in our county,” in a statement issued this weekend.

For Nevada County, final election results are expected to be posted after 5 p.m. today on the county Web site, according to the statement.

McCauley said state law allows 28 days after the election to complete the ballot tally and official audit of the election, known as the canvass. A precinct-by-precinct breakdown of voting for each race on the ballot will be completed by Dec. 15, McCauley said.


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