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San Diego's June Voter Turn Out

San Diego’s Registrar of Voters has completed her analysis of voter turn out in the June Primary Election. As anticipated, the figures reveal registered republicans turned out in greater numbers than

San Diego's June Voter Turn Out

San Diego’s Registrar of Voters has completed her analysis of voter turn out in the June Primary Election. As anticipated, the figures reveal registered republicans turned out in greater numbers than registered democrats Countywide. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.

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Turn out was low in June: about one in three registered voters exercised their right to vote, and of those who did, an unprecedented 60 percent did it by mail.  
Republicans made more use of their votes. Registrar Deborah Seiler says  nearly 40 percent of the County’s voters are registered republican, but 45 percent of the votes cast were republican.

 
A hefty 22 percent of San Diego County's register voters are non partisan or "decline-to-state." When given a choice in the June Primary, almost twice as many of those “decline-to-state” voters chose a democratic ballot as chose a republican ballot.

 
The city of San Diego now has more registered democrats than republicans, but 11 of the county’s 18 cities have more republicans.

In the unincorporated areas, republicans outnumber democrats two to one.

Alison St John, KPBS news.