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Low Turnout Reported From Spring Election

Spring storms seem to put a damper on the spring election.

Tuesday’s spring election saw a reduced turnout with only 32.56% of eligible voters making their way out, during an unusual snowstorm during the day.

The City of Hartford was hit with 3.5 inches of wet snow on election day, while individuals tried to get out for the spring election. In the past, Hartford's spring election numbers were closer to 39.2%.

The most contested races on this spring ballot were for school board positions. The next election is August 13, which will be the partisan primary followed by the November 5 general election. 

As always, the City of Hartford thanks all of their poll workers who came out to make sure the elections were run extremely well.