Gant: Voter Turnout Much Lower Than Expected

Jason Gant

 

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant says voter turnout in Tuesday’s primary election was much lower than the 50 percent he had predicted.

Gant says bad weather that hit much of the state was one of the culprits that kept voters away from the polls.

He says voters might have also stayed home because they assumed that the front-runners were going to win.

A thunderstorm forced U.S. Senate candidate Mike Rounds to change his campaign plans. He started the day in Sioux Falls and was flying to Rapid City when a storm packing large hail prompted him to land in Pierre.


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