In Erie, turnout light due to a lack of marquee races

By: - May 16, 2023 5:31 pm

From GoErie’s Melissa Lee:

“A lack of high-profile statewide and national races is the likely reason voter turnout has been light at Erie County polling places Tuesday morning for the Democratic and Republican primaries.

“‘Normally in the morning we see a line out the door and through the lobby, maybe even people waiting outside,'” said Erin Siegrist, judge of elections for Harborcreek District 7. “Today there were four people waiting.”


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John L. Micek

A three-decade veteran of the news business, John L. Micek is the Pennsylvania Capital-Star's former Editor-in-Chief.