Voter turnout fell by 10 points in Santa Cruz County — and more in surrounding counties

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November 28, 2022
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Have something to say? Lookout welcomes letters to the editor, within our policies, from readers. Guidelines here.Santa Cruz County voter turnout in the November election fell by 10 percentage points from the highs of the 2018 midterm. The estimated 63.5% turnout on Nov. 8 was a disappointing showing for those who hoped the national energy around this midterm election would inspire voter passion in California and its locales.Santa Cruz County often leads its Central Coast neighbors in turnout, a trend that continued despite the 2022 drop-off.

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