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MAP: Here’s an (unofficial) look at the 2021 Election Day turnout rates in Pa. counties

By: - November 3, 2021 3:46 pm

Voters line up at a polling place on Election Day. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

This story was updated at 1:34 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2021 to include Indiana County’s turnout rate. 

As results continue to trickle in from Pennsylvania’s 67 counties, unofficial results provide a preliminary glimpse at voter turnout rate in each county. 

Note: This data is compiled from unofficial county election results and could change. 

From unofficial county results reported as of 3:09 p.m. Wednesday, the voter turnout rate for the Nov. 2 General Election varies from as low as 16.88 percent to as high as 40.3 percent. 

Currently, 18 counties, including Berks, Cambria, Carbon, Clarion, Dauphin, Forest, Fulton, Juniata, Lancaster, McKean, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Potter, Schuylkill, Somerset, Sullivan and Wayne counties, have yet to release their voter turnout rates. 

Of the counties reporting their voter turnout rates, Cameron County has the highest turnout rate at 40.3 percent while eastern Pennsylvania’s Monroe County has the lowest turnout rate at 16.88 percent. 

Allegheny County, anchored by Pittsburgh, logged turnout rates of 32.67 percent, while Philadelphia County reported 18.44 percent, the second-lowest turnout rate currently being reported among counties that have released their voter turnout rates. 

Neighboring Wyoming and Luzerne counties reported turnout rates of 38.61 percent and 29.03 percent respectively. 

This map will be updated as more information becomes available. 

The number of registered voters by county is available in the table below.

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Cassie Miller
Cassie Miller

A native Pennsylvanian, Cassie Miller worked for various publications across the Midstate before joining the team at the Pennsylvania Capital-Star. In her previous roles, she has covered everything from local sports to the financial services industry. Miller has an extensive background in magazine writing, editing and design. She is a graduate of Penn State University where she served as the campus newspaper’s photo editor. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in professional journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In addition to her role at the Capital-Star, Miller enjoys working on her independent zines, Dead Air and Infrared. Follow her on Twitter: @Wordsby_CassieM.

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