Utah County sets new voter turnout record on Election Day

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Utah’s voter turnout had already reached record highs by Tuesday afternoon, hours before polls across the state closed and as tens of thousands of votes still needed to be counted.

As of 11:35 a.m., the Lieutenant Governor’s Office had processed 1,152,383 ballots across Utah’s 29 counties, surpassing the record turnout during the 2016 general election of 1,152,369.

“Well done, Utah,” the state elections office tweeted.

The voting numbers continued to climb throughout the day as county clerks processed ballots, and as of 5 p.m., 1,214,681 ballots had been processed statewide.
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