Many precincts in Bloomington, Brooklyn Park, Edina, Golden Valley, Greenwood, Minnetonka, Minnetrista, Plymouth and St. Louis Park had turnouts of more than 90 percent.
The following was released by Hennepin County: The Hennepin County Canvassing Board certified the county’s election results on Tuesday – and those results showed high voter turnout – 84 percent. More than 610,000 voted on Election Day, and more than 72,000 voted prior to Election Day. “Minnesota typically leads the country with the highest voter turnout – in 12 of the past 16 elections,” said Rachel Smith, Hennepin County elections manager. “We especially want to thank the more than 5,000 election judges throughout the county who worked to make this election so successful. These election judges are essentially volunteers – they work long hours and put in an incredible amount of effort to make this voting process happen. Together with …
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The 2012 Election isn’t just a political event; it’s a community event. Patch editors embedded in their communities are perfectly situated to capture all the local flavor that goes along with Election Day—from polling place activity to “I voted” stickers. Throughout the day, these editors will be bringing you photos and updates from Patch sites across Minnesota. Check back regularly to see just what the 2012 Election means for your neighbors.
Find out where to go on Election Day.
Knowing where to cast your ballot is a key part of ensuring your vote is counted. Hopkins is divided into six precincts, each with its own polling site. The locations are listed below, along with a description of each precinct’s area. See the map above for a detailed look at the precincts or check out the State of Minnesota Polling Place Finder to see where you should vote. *** Precinct 1 Precinct 2 Precinct 3 Precinct 4 Precinct 5 Precinct 6 Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our free daily newsletter | Check out Patch’s Pinterest boards