Voter Turnout in Orange Beats State Average

The top ten municipalities in Connecticut with the highest turnout in the 2012 elections.

Compared to the state average, Orange voters take democracy seriously. The town saw a 76.9 percent turnout, and although that wasn’t enough to make the state’s top ten list, it was higher than the 73.8 percent turnout throughout the state.

Out of 10,386 eligible voters, 7,984 voted, according to figures provided by the Connecticut Secretary of State’s office. 

Top 10 municipalities in Connecticut for voter turnout in 2012 (as a percentage of registered voters):

1. Bridgewater – 94.75 percent

2. Middletown – 89.86 percent

3. Ridgefield – 89.42 percent

4. Washington – 88.35 percent

5. Woodbridge – 86.94 percent

6. Granby – 86.22 percent

7. Bolton – 86.20 percent

8. Roxbury – 85.92 percent

9. Wilton – 85.57 percent

10. Killingworth – 85.35 percent

Voter turnout for each muncipality in Connecticut can be found on this list.

john December 01, 2012 at 02:48 PM
It makes me proud to be an American and a resident of the great town of Orange. We as an electorate Must vote, Democrat, Independant, or Republican, voting lets these politicians know, hey we are engaged, and watching you. If you dont do the job as we like...you're out. Keep engaged America, hold their feet to the fire! Our, and future generations depend on it!


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