Despite the abundance of campaign signs and commercials, as well as numerous candidate forums throughout the county, voter turnout at Tuesday's Lee County primary election was the lowest it has been in 20 years. A total of 56,862 voters, or 17.6 percent of registered voters, cast their ballot for the 2006 primary, compared to 24 percent in 2004 and 26 percent in 2002.

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Despite the abundance of campaign signs and commercials, as well as numerous candidate forums throughout the county, voter turnout at Tuesday's Lee County primary election was the lowest it has been in 20 years. A total of 56,862 voters, or 17.6 percent of registered voters, cast their ballot for the 2006 primary, compared to 24 percent in 2004 and 26 percent in 2002.

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