DPI spring primary turnout just above 8 percent

Just more than 8 percent of voters cast ballots in the spring primary, a better turnout than the previous three with a race for state superintendent on the ballot.
According to unofficial returns collected by The Associated Press posted earlier this afternoon, 360,559 votes were cast for state superintendent, the only statewide race on the ballot yesterday. That's just more than 8 percent of Wisconsin's voting age population of 4.46 million.
Turnout was 5.9 percent, or 256,909, in 2009; 5.64 percent, or 238,117, in 2005; and 6.25 percent, or 251,328, in 2001.
There was no DPI primary in 2013, ...

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