In the News: Voter Turnout in Frisco Plunges from November to May
By Miranda Jaimes
This article appeared in the June 4, 2021 print issue of Community Impact Frisco.
Voter Turnout In Frisco Plunges From November To May
Tony Felker, President/CEO and Christopher Lee, Director of Government Affairs, both of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce, weigh in on May versus November elections, partisan issues, and engaging voters.
More than 78% of Frisco's registered voters cast ballots in the November general election, which combined state and national races with city council and school board seats, resulting in the highest participation numbers the city had seen in recent local elections.
Just months later with only local races on the ballot in May, Frisco's turnout reached only 8.9%.
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