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Where turnout from last nights’s general and constitutional amendment election ranks among the last 40 years of November general elections. Only the 2011 general election (5.37%) was worse.

Just 5.8% of registered voters cast ballots in this week’s general election. Seven constitutional amendment propositions, all of which passed, were the only statewide contests. Dozens of municipalities, school districts and other local jurisdictions had general and special elections for local office, bond propositions, charter amendments and special district authorizations on the ballot locally.

Turnout was below 5% in 141 of the state’s 225 counties.

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