• Thu. Dec 8th, 2022

Steady Voter Turnout Seen in Hamilton County

By Sesh Online News

CINCINNATI – It’s been steady,” is the main comment poll workers said standing outside polling locations Tuesday afternoon. The workers said they are very pleased by the turnout that has captured people’s interest in local, state and national races in Ohio. According to one poll worker downtown, turnout for the general election had exceeded May primary turnout by 10:30 a.m. In May, 98,141 Hamilton County registered voters voted in the May primary.

Dani Isaacsohn, the Democratic candidate for State Rep-District 24, said he was very pleased by what he had seen throughout Cincinnati. “It’s going very well,” a smiling Isaacsohn said after speaking with a potential voter heading to vote at the polling location in the main branch of the Public Library of Hamilton County.

Poll workers in Avondale located outside the Urban League building turnout seemed low but had a steady stream of people coming to vote. In North Avondale at the Recreation Center, poll workers said they had a people arriving about every 10 minutes. In the late afternoon. Orlando Sonza Jr., Republican candidate for the State Senate-District 9 race, spoke to registers voters as they arrived or left the polling location.

Sonza said he was very upbeat and pleased with how the day was going. He was glad people are turning out to vote.

In Hamilton County, over 34,453 registered voters voted in early election. According to the Hamilton County Board of Elections, the numbers broke down with 16,086 Democrats, 5,367 Republicans and 12,995 independent voters took advantage of the early voting.