Less than 10% of registered voters cast a ballot



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A single voter casts her ballot at the polling center inside the Community Church of Greenwood during the 2014 Republican Primary Elections in Johnson County. Mike Wolanin / Daily Journal


About 500 people are registered to vote in one Greenwood neighborhood, but just nine of them cast a ballot in the primary election.

The area that covers a large mobile home park in Greenwood had the lowest turnout in the county at 1.8 percent.

In 18 precincts, fewer than 5 percent of registered voters in those areas actually voted. The poor showing led to the county’s lowest turnout in the last 25 years — as far back as the paper election records in the county voter registration office go — and possibly ever.

 

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