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Election Day: 'I just wish a lot of people voted'
Election Day: 'I just wish a lot of people voted'

What if the city of Los Angeles had an election and no one showed up? As of Tuesday morning, about 15% of vote-by-mail ballots had been returned to the Los Angeles city clerk’s office. The office sent 723,727 ballots to absentee voters and had received back 108,938, said Julio C. Esperias Jr. with the city clerk’s office. Additional turnout numbers won’t be released until 8:30 p.m. after the polls close.  Live updates: March 3 election Voter turnout in Los Angeles municipal elections is notoriously low, with 14% of registered voters casting ballots in 2011 and 11% in 2007. Interest in this cycle of elections is particularly low because there are no...

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