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Elisabeth Gaj / Flickr

Fantastic turnout figures coming out this morning, compared to 2014. I looked at four of the states, and here we go:

California Governor: (Cal numbers are approximate and might go down proportionally): GOP increase of 31% from 2014, Democratic increase 112%

New Jersey Senate: GOP increase 54%, Dems 105% 

Alabama Governor: GOP increase 34%, Dems 57%

Mississippi Senate: GOP decrease of 49%, Dems up 1% (Republicans had a competitive race in ‘14, but still. Half as many voters? Wow)

Democratic primary turnout is a very good indication of how many folks are voting in November. As I have said previously, ignore the surveys and DO NOT listen to the talking heads on cable. They want horse races, so they don’t care about numbers that show otherwise.

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