41% Turnout for 2012 Presidential Preference Primary | Politics

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41% Turnout for 2012 Presidential Preference Primary


Over 28,000 people voted in Clay County during the 2012 Presidential Preference Primary, with a 41 percent turnout, including mail ballots (absentee) and early voting. Of the total ballots cast, 28 percent of those were cast prior to Election Day, either through early voting or mail ballot.

"The turnout for this election was the third-highest turnout for a Presidential Preference Primary in 30 years, with Precinct 124 at Orange Park Country Club posting a 58 percent turnout, Precinct 604 at Green Cove Springs City Hall posting a 57 percent turnout and Precinct 700 at Kingsley Lake Civic Center posting a 54 percent turnout," said Chris Chambless, Clay County Supervisor of Elections.

All of Clay County's 64 precincts had reported their results by 8:00 p.m. Countless hours of preparation and planning led to a smooth election in Clay County. Intensive poll worker training with new training videos,  extensive testing of the voting equipment and the dedication of the staff, poll workers and volunteers allowed for an extremely successful election in Clay County.

There were 69,958 registered Republicans eligible to vote in this election.

For the election night results or more information, please visit www.clayelections.com.

If you have any questions, please contact Kara Bozeman at (904) 269-6350 or by e-mail at kbozeman@clayelections.com.


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