14 percent voter turnout Tuesday in Madison County, and that’s rounding up

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MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Fewer than 32,000 votes were cast in Tuesday’s primary election in Madison County.  That equates to 13.86% of the county’s 228,409 registered voters showing up at the polls.

Frank Barger, Elections Administrator for Madison County, said 82.06% of the votes cast were Republican ballots and 17.94% were Democratic ballots.

See election results here.  Get ready to vote again on July 15, which is the date of the primary runoff.  There will be far fewer races on the ballot, but you’ll see a few in Madison County — all are Republican:

Secretary of State – John Merrill & Reese McKinney
State Auditor – Jim Zeigler & Dale Peterson
Public Service Commission, Place No. 2 – Chris “Chip” Beeker and Terry Dunn
Madison County Superintendent of Education – Matt Massey and Ronnie Blair

The winners of these races, and those who won outright on Tuesday, will advance to the November 4 general election.

We’re working to compile a list of other runoff races throughout north Alabama.  Please check WHNT.com later in the day for the update.

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