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« on: January 22, 2005, 02:47:42 pm »
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I calculated the exact number now, we had 197.39% turnout. Go to love that same day registration Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2005, 02:58:54 pm »
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I don't think you can really calculate turnout with same-day registration...
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« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2005, 03:06:55 pm »
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That's why there should be a cutoff date in advance of election day. It currently takes an Election Commission about 2 weeks to assess names and addresses on provisional votes after Election Day. It takes about the same time to check new names in advance of the election. Add a week to print official lists for all the precincts in large counties, and a 21-30 day registration cutoff makes sense.
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« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2005, 03:32:52 pm »
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I don't think you can really calculate turnout with same-day registration...

yeah but that's the official number. almost twice as many people voted as who were registered at the precinct the morning of election day.
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« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2005, 04:01:17 pm »
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Do you know of any precincts in the country with higher turnout than mine?

No, but does anyone have a listing of state turnout in 2004 and 2000...
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