Voter turnout in Sioux County higher than presidential election year

SIOUX COUNTY, N.D. - The number of voters who hit the polls in Sioux County was higher than the 2016 presidential election year.

The Secretary of State’s office shows North Dakota had a larger number of voter turnout across the state this Midterm Election in comparison to the last.

The Sioux County Auditor, Barb Hettich says the county had 1,464 overall voters this election. She says in the 2016 presidential election, which usually has more turnout, they had 1,257.

To put it into perspective, last midterm election the county had less than half the amount of voters from this year.