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Campaign and Poll Workers Saw 'Lackluster' Election Day Turnout in Dallas County

By the time polls were closing, the county’s 9.83% unofficial turnout roughly matched what the county expected

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    Election Day dragged along for poll workers and campaigners at polling sites Saturday, with voter turnout just shy of 10% for Dallas County’s municipal elections.

    Most of the county’s voters cast ballots early — there were about 74,400 early voters compared to just under 54,900 Election Day voters.

    Click here for all the results from Election Day.

    Click here to read more from our partners at The Dallas Morning News.

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