Highest Mid-Term Voter Turnout In NY In 25 Years

(Albany, NY)  --  In New York it was the highest voter turnout for a midterm election in nearly 25 years.  

Hudson Valley voters are among the many New Yorkers who headed to the polls this week, matching a statewide trend of high turnout. Putnam County recorded 60-percent voter turnout, with Dutchess County not far behind at 59-percent.

 State election statistics indicate that just under half of New York's registered voters participated on Tuesday. Participation was down from 2016 when nearly 8 million votes were cast, but hat was a presidential election year.

Photo:  WKIP

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