Local Voter Turnout Improves Slightly
Not only did voter turnout improve across Ontario in last week’s provincial election, it improved in the five ridings that make up Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent.
Elections Ontario has released the unofficial numbers on its website. On average, the five ridings of Chatham-Kent-Essex, Essex, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex, Windsor West and Windsor-Tecumseh saw a voter turnout of 50.2%, compared with 48.16% in the 2011 provincial election.
Province-wide, the unofficial voter turnout was 52.1%.
The highest turnout was in Lambton-Kent-Middlesex at 59%. The lowest was in Windsor West at 44.5%.