Quantcast
Don't Miss
Home / Home news / Early voter ballots slow in returning

Early voter ballots slow in returning

Election officials say early primary voter ballots are slow to return in the state’s metropolitan areas.

The Maricopa County Recorder says nearly 47 percent of early ballots had been voted and returned by Thursday.

Yavapai County election officials say they have received nearly 46 percent and Pima County has only gotten back 41 percent of early ballots.

Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell says she attributes the somewhat sluggish return of ballots to the negative tone of the current campaign cycle.

Others feel voters are holding on to ballots to see if there are last minute developments in some political races.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

2 comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

 

Scroll To Top