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LA County Breaks a Voting Record

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For nearly two years, we've heard the call to "Get out the vote." And boy, did we ever. According to a Los Angeles Times article: "More than 82% of Los Angeles County voters -- who endured long lines, scattered problems at some polls and even light morning rain -- cast ballots in Tuesday's historic election, shattering records dating back decades, election officials said....
Of the county's 4.3 million registered voters, about 3.5 million had cast ballots Tuesday at 8 p.m. To find a higher turnout, officials had to go back to 1968 when 86% of county voters cast their ballots for president."