Georgia Sets New Voting Record, Tops 4 Million Ballots Cast
Georgia sets new voting record, tops 4 million ballots cast
ALBANY — Georgia voters went to the polls in record numbers, rejecting an amendment that would have allowed the state to take over failing schools, lining up with Donald Trump in his upset presidential victory, and returning U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson to Washington for a third term.
The secretary of state’s elections office reported Wednesday that more than three out of every four eligible Georgia voters cast ballots in the election. With slightly less than 5.45 million voters on the rolls in the state, more than 4.13 million, or 75.86 percent, turned out. More than 2.18 million of those voters cast ballots during …