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Record number of voters expected for general election


LINCOLN – Secretary of State John Gale says he anticipates that a record number of voters will cast ballots in the general election. That said, Gale admits it has been harder this time to predict the percentage of voter turnout.

Voter registration has reached 1,211,449, a new record and 46,000 more than for the 2016 primary. Gale said that predicting voter turnout has been a trickier process this year, not only due to the large increase in voter registration, but also due to the fact that early voting, while steady, has not been the surge expected.

“Based on what the counties reported...

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