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Voter turnout low for amemendments

Voter turnout for the General / State Constitutional Amendment Election on November 7 was low. A total of 319 Franklin County citizens trudged to the polls to complete a ballot.

That is only 4.8 percent of the 6,630 registered voters in the county. All seven proposed amendments passed in Franklin County and statewide. See the November 9 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for details on how local citizens voted.