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Record low turnout projected for Tuesday election

Dean Calbreath, SAN DIEGO DAILY TRANSCRIPT

Monday, June 2, 2014

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"Voter fatigue is negatively impacting election turnout," said Vince Vasquez, the institute's senior policy analyst.
Based on trends in absentee voting, Vasquez says turnout could be as low as 18 to 23 percent Tuesday. In contrast, 36 percent of voters cast ballots in last November's mayoral primary, 45 percent voted in the subsequent general election in February and 77 percent voted during President Barack Obama's bid for re-election in 2012.