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Election turnout: Orange County goes its own way

a voter casts his ballot in Westminster Mall in Westminster

More from Orange County about the drop in balloting on Tuesday compared with the last two elections:

OC 2008:
Total ballots cast: 858,174 (53.4%)

OC 2004:
Total ballots cast: 1,094,405 (73.2%)

OC 2000:
Total ballots cast: 978,285 (72.9%)

-- Susannah Rosenblatt

Photo: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

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Surprising, what with Prop. 8 on the ballot, yet not, since there was no way OC votes were going to change the state's color in the electoral college sweepstakes!

This is a bit deceiving because the absentee and provisional ballots haven't been counted yet (there are 250,000 or so)


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