Thursday, November 15, 2012
Roughly 84 percent of registered voters in Eagan turned out to cast ballots on Tuesday, Nov. 6.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter| Blog for us Editor's Note: The following is a press release from the city of Eagan. Eagan residents take voting seriously. Perhaps that is why nearly 84 percent (83.9 percent) of registered voters in Eagan turned out to the polls on Election Day, shattering the previous high mark of 81.2 percent turnout in the 2004 presidential election. Not only did Eagan top its own record turnout, but Eagan exceeded the statewide estimate of 76 percent by a full 8 percent, and beat the national turnout of 57.5 percent by a whopping 26.5 percent. “We expected turnout would be high,” said Eagan City Clerk Christina Scipioni. “Reports from our election judges in all our…
Sunday, November 11, 2012
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Friday, November 9, 2012
Eagan resident Mary Jo Koplos, who served as an election judge on Tuesday, submitted this letter to the editor for publication on Eagan Patch.
Friday, November 9, 2012
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter| Blog for us I think I speak for all the Eagan election judges who served at the polls on November 6 when I say a huge THANK YOU to the girl scouts who left baskets of goodies for our "long day." This unexpected show of support and appreciation did not go unnoticed. I, for one, was very moved by this simple gesture and I know my fellow judges at my polling place were as well. It was only later that I learned it was an organized effort of the Girl Scouts Eagan Service Unit. Kudos to all! Mary Jo Koplos To submit a letter to the editor for publication on Eagan Patch, email Editor David Henke at email@example.com
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Turnout and same-day voter registrations have been steady all day at a number of precincts in Eagan, judges said.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us UPDATED, 2:50 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6: Election officials in at least two of Eagan's voting precincts say redistricting has caused some confusion among Eagan voters, who have shown up at the wrong polling place, only to be redirected to other locations. Barbara-Ann March, an election judge in Eagan's Precinct 6A, said election staff at the polling station have had to send a limited number of voters to other precincts. Redistricting, which occurs once every decade following a national census, reshuffled many of Eagan's voting precincts this spring. Despite the difficulties, nearly 886 people had voted as of 1 p.m. at March's polling station in…
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