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Record voter turnout in some towns during Election 2020

There was record voter turnout in Greater Danbury area towns for this election.  The Bethel Registrar of Voters said two hours before polls closed, about 83-percent of registered voters cast ballots.  By 4pm yesterday Bethel set a record 10,000 ballots cast. 

In Ridgefield, with only 1 hour left before the polls closed, more than 16,000 ballots had been cast.  For context, 14,000 total ballots were cast for president in Ridgefield in 2016.  The Town of Bridgewater also saw big voter turnout well before the polls closed. 

In Newtown, there was a nearly 89-percent voter turn out.

There were 88-percent of voters in Roxbury casting ballots Tuesday.  Kent and Cornwall appear on track to have the highest voter turn out in the state, each at about 90-percent of eligible voters casting ballots.  In Monroe, where the House race only had one candidate, there was 86-percent turnout.

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Markley van Camp Robbins

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