The following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of Voice of OC. Democrats Outpace Republicans in Primary Turnout! For Immediate Release
June 8, 2016
Contact: Erik Taylor (714) 634-3367
Orange County, CA– For the first time in recent history, more Democrats voted in an Orange County primary than Republicans! The surge in voter registration this spring culminated in a record turnout for Democrats. Henry Vandermeir, Chair of the Democratic Party of Orange County, issued the following statement:
“We have been asking Democrats that, regardless of which Presidential candidate they support, to vote down the ticket for local Democratic candidates as we try to increase our presence in this county.
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