FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – Almost 50 percent of eligible voters participated in the mid-term election, Allen County officials said on Wednesday.
About 127 thousand county residents cast ballots. There are about 258 thousand registered voters in Allen County.
During the last mid-terms, only 29 percent turned out at the polls.
The figures from this most recent election are just shy of participation in the last presidential year, when 55 percent of qualified voters took part.