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Election

Voter turnout up for midterm elections

Voters cast their ballots Tuesday afternoon at Northland Mall in Sterling.
Voters cast their ballots Tuesday afternoon at Northland Mall in Sterling.

By the numbers:

Here’s a look at how many voters came to the polls for Tuesday’s general election and in previous years.

Whiteside County

2018 – 57.04 percent, 21,642 out of 37,945 voters (gubernatorial general)

2016 – 68.53 percent, 25,875 out of 37,759 voters (presidential general)

2014 – 47.61 percent, 17,860 out of 37,510 voters (gubernatorial general)

2012 – 68.11 percent, 25,994 out of 38,166 voters (presidential general)

2010 – 50.23 percent, 19,240 out of 38,300 voters (gubernatorial general)

Lee County

2018 – at least 54 percent, final unofficial results unavailable by press time

2016 – 68.53 percent, 15,707 out of 22,919 voters (presidential general)

2014 – 49.09 percent, 11,455 out of 23,335 voters (gubernatorial general)

2012 – 70.68 percent, 15,439 out of 21,843 voters (presidential general)

2010 – 43.78 percent, 11,704 out of 25,723 voters (gubernatorial general)

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