County-by-county: A look at voter turnout in the Kentucky primary

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HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) – The turnout for the Kentucky primary election was actually higher than the Secretary of State’s office predicted.

The projected turnout was 12.5%, but the actual turnout was just above 19%.

Here’s a look at turnout in the Tri-State:

  • Daviess County – 17%
  • Henderson County – 13%
  • Hancock County – 22%
  • Union County – 15%
  • Webster County – 14%
  • McLean County – 18%
  • Ohio County – 16%
  • Muhlenberg County – 16%
  • Hopkins County – 14%

Here’s a look at how many voters chose to vote for a Republican or Democratic gubernatorial candidate in the Tri-State:

Daviess County
Republican – 4,525
Democratic – 8,189

Henderson County
Republican – 1,158
Democratic – 3,678

Hancock County
Republican – 600
Democratic – 939

Union County
Republican – 287
Democratic – 1,357

Webster County
Republican – 322
Democratic – 1,065

McLean County
Republican – 455
Democratic – 823

Ohio County
Republican – 1,620
Democratic – 1,318

Muhlenberg County
Republican – 784
Democratic – 2,953

Hopkins County
Republican – 1,624
Democratic – 3,575

Governor Matt Bevin received 136,060 votes across the state, with 259,854 votes cast in the Republican governor race.

On the Democratic side, 149,438 votes were cast for Andy Beshear, with 394,490 total Democratic votes in the governor’s race.

Click here for more statewide data.

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(This story was originally published on May 22, 2019)

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