Voter Turnout Unexpectedly High In County
November 9, 2018
A number of uncontested races - during a mid-term election - could have spelled for low voter turnout this week, but Cheyenne County voters turned out in numbers surprising to some officials.
Just more than half of Cheyenne County’s 6,468 registered voters went to the polls Tuesday to make their mark on ballots.
The election of a dozen Cheyenne County and Natural Resources District representatives were formalized for candidates who ran unopposed. Three of those were first-time elected county officials, Melody H. Keller as Assessor, Adam E. Frerichs, the new Sheriff, and Treasurer-elect S...