Madison sees higher in-person turnout than Milwaukee

A line forms outside of the Riverside High School polling location on Milwaukee's east side April 7, 2020. Photo by Adam Kelnhofer.
A line forms outside of the Riverside High School polling location on Milwaukee's east side April 7, 2020. Photo by Adam Kelnhofer.

Roughly 2,700 more voters in Madison turned out to cast ballots in person than in the city of Milwaukee, with current totals from both cities eclipsing turnout figures from the April 2019 election.
The Madison municipal clerk’s office tweeted turnout stood at 87,552, just over 50 percent of registered voters.
That includes 65,997 voters who returned absentee ballots, good for a return rate of 75 percent, according to the tweet.
Those figures indicate in-person turnout stood at 21,555.
In April 2019, the clerk’s office said 79,453 ballots were cast in Madison.
Meanwhile, the City of Milwaukee E...

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