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2022 Election: Voter turnout low for primary

Voters in Eddy County took to the polls Tuesday, June 14, to cast their ballots for local elections and primary races within their county, district and state.

Of the 2,015 eligible voters in Eddy County, 572 cast a ballot in this year’s primary election. Of those, 412 were mail-in ballots, while just 160 were cast in-person on election day.

According to Eddy County Auditor Patty Williams, turnout...