Voter turnout higher than last primary
Voting turnout was up compared to the most recent non-presidential primary, according to the voting results Tuesday night.
Unofficial election results showed 20.92 percent of eligible Stutsman County voters participated in the primary election. This compares to 17.18 percent in the most recent non-presidential primary in 2014.
There were 3,517 of 16,810 eligible Stutsman County voters who cast a ballot on Tuesday, according to the results. There were 646 early and absentee voters and 2,675 primary election voters.
There were 2,050 voters ages 55 and older and 1,270 voters ages 18 to 54.
Precincts No. 3, 4 and 6 at the Jamestown Civic Center reported a 16.4 percent turnout with 3,070 of 18,621 eligible voters. Precinct No. 5 at Medina City Hall reported a 13.7 percent turnout with 140 of 1,015 eligible voters.
Precinct No. 1 at the Pingree Community Center reported a 7.8 percent turnout with 38 of 483 eligible voters. Precinct No. 2 at Kensal Memorial Hall reported an 18.8 percent turnout with 74 of 392 eligible voters.