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Voter Turnout in Newtown Far Above State Average

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

Newtown voters take democracy seriously. The town saw an 84.18 percent turnout, just falling short of the top 10 towns in Connecticut and far exceeding the 73.8 percent turnout throughout the state.

Out of 17,110 eligible voters, 14,404 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.

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