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Voters register Tuesday at the National Guard Armory in Benson. Nearly 90 percent of registered voters in Swift County cast votes in the election. Tribune photo by Tom Larson

Problems minimal across west central Minnesota as 21,547 cast votes


WILLMAR -- There was strong voter turnout and few Election Day problems reported in many west central Minnesota counties Tuesday.

In Kandiyohi County voter turnout was more than 91 percent, said Cathy Pederson, the assistant county auditor.

There were 21,547 voters, including 3,238 new voters who registered on Election Day or through absentee balloting.

The equipment worked well and returns were processed in a timely manner, said Pederson.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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