Turnout Low For Tuesday’s Election

MAYVILLE-A total of 25,518 of 77,446 eligible voters cast ballots in Chautauqua County Tuesday for a 33 percent voter turnout.

The election office will be counting absentee ballots and provisional affidavits starting Nov. 20, which is the last day to receive by mail ballots cast by military voters. Election Commissioners Norman P. Green and Brian C. Abram expect the final voter turnout figure including absentees and affidavit ballots to be about 35 percent.

In the last Chautauqua County Executive year cycle in 2009, there were 29,625 voters who cast ballots.