The Pottawattamie County Board of Supervisors has licensed the 2020 election.
A complete of 45,942 registered voters within the county forged a poll, good for 69% turnout, in response to the Pottawattamie County Auditor’s Workplace. It is the best turnout share since 1992, when there have been 37,508 votes, which equaled 81% turnout, in response to Kristi Everett with the auditor’s workplace.
“It’s actually good that we noticed nice turnout,” Everett mentioned in regards to the 2020 election.
The county hasn’t but processed information giving a celebration breakdown of voter turnout. Everett mentioned work within the workplace will proceed within the coming weeks because it places a bow on the election.
Current presidential yr turnout totals:
2016 — 43,058 (67.7% of registered voters)
Requested by the supervisors, Everett mentioned she did not have a remaining tally for the price of the election but. Auditor Melvyn Houser advised the board the county has secured grant funding from the private and non-private sector to assist offset prices. That features $148,468 from the Heart for Tech and Civic Life and $34,600 from CARES Act funding, distributed by way of the Assist America Vote Act by means of the Iowa Secretary of State’s Workplace.