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Record Voter Turnout in Louisiana

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March 26, 2012 -

Record Voter Turnout in Louisiana

By Aretha Frison, Online/News Content Producer, afrison@kalb.com

ALEXANDRIA---On Saturday, a record number of Republican voters turned out to cast a ballot for their GOP candidate in Louisiana. 

With 100 percent of precincts reported, the Louisiana Secretary of State's website stated that 186,377 Republicans voted in the state primary on March 24.

      Year

Type

GOP Turnout

1980

     Primary

41,683

1984

     Primary

16,687

1988

     Primary

144,773

1992

     Primary

-

1996

     Primary

77,789

2000

     Primary

102,912

2004

     Primary

72,010

2008

     Primary

161,169

 

Courtesy: RNC Regional Press Secretary

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