Madison reports nearly 80 percent turnout as of early afternoon


Madison had already seen nearly 80 percent turnout of registered voters by early afternoon.
According to the 2 p.m. update from the city clerk’s office, 29,601 people had voted at the polls. That’s in addition to the 121,210 Madison voters who had been reporting as returning their absentee ballots as of this morning’s update from the Elections Commission.
Combined, that equals 78.9 percent of the city’s 191,140 registered voters, according to the state Elections Commission’s last update on Sunday. The state issues registered voter counts on the first of each month.
In 2012, WEC numbers show Ma...

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