voter turnout http://news.stlpublicradio.org en 72 Percent Voter Turnout Predicted By Mo. Sec. Of State's Office http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/72-percent-voter-turnout-predicted-mo-sec-states-office <p>The Missouri Secretary of State's Office released their prediction today for the voter turnout percentage Nov. 6: 72 percent.</p><p>If you're wondering (we were) in the last general election in 2008, the actual Missouri voter turnout was just above 69 percent, the Secretary of State's Office says.</p><p>The forecasted number released today is a compilation of 116 local election authority turnout predictions submitted to the Secretary of State's office from around Missouri.</p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 19:29:16 +0000 Kelsey Proud 5931 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org 72 Percent Voter Turnout Predicted By Mo. Sec. Of State's Office 25 percent voter turnout expected for Mo. primaries http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/25-percent-voter-turnout-expected-mo-primaries <p>Voter turnout in Missouri is expected to be around 25 percent for next Tuesday&rsquo;s party primaries, according to the <a href="http://sos.mo.gov/">Secretary of State&rsquo;s office</a>.</p><p>A turnout of 25 percent would be slightly higher than the 23 percent of Missouri voters who cast ballots in the 2010 primaries.&nbsp; <a href="http://sos.mo.gov/sosbio.asp">Secretary of State Robin Carnahan </a>(D)&nbsp;says voter turnout is notoriously hard to predict.</p><p>&ldquo;In fact, our office doesn&rsquo;t even do it,&quot; Carnahan said.&nbsp; &quot;We ask the local election officials, the 116 of them around the state, to give us their predictions, based on what is on those local ballots.&rdquo; Fri, 03 Aug 2012 21:36:25 +0000 Marshall Griffin 4249 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org 25 percent voter turnout expected for Mo. primaries Primary voter turnout lowest ever in Mo. http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/primary-voter-turnout-lowest-ever-mo <p>The &quot;beauty contest&quot; nature of Missouri&#39;s presidential primary earlier this week may have contributed to the lowest turnout for a presidential primary&nbsp; in the state&#39;s history.</p><p>Just <a href="http://www.sos.mo.gov/enrmaps/20120207/">8 percent</a> of the state&#39;s registered voters cast ballots in the Republican and Democratic primaries. About 252,000 people voted in the GOP race, and 73,000 in the Democratic primary. While the Democratic vote awarded delegates, unlike the Republican contest, President Obama faced no serious opposition.</p> Fri, 10 Feb 2012 16:43:13 +0000 The Associated Press 3051 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Primary voter turnout lowest ever in Mo.