Votes by the numbers – and words

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67.8 

Percentage of registered Monroe County voters who cast ballots this election.

“For a gubernatorial election, this is the highest it’s been as far as I can remember,” said Supervisor of Elections Joyce Griffin. “What stuck out to me was how passionate the voters were. It’s really good to see.”

36,545 

Number of ballots cast out of 53,869 possible

 66 

Percentage of Marathon voters who cast ballots for City Council

44

Number of votes by which Mark Senmartin defeated George Neugent for Marathon City Council.

1,769

Number of Marathon voters who undervoted – meaning they only voted for one City Council candidate instead of two.

1 

Number of votes cast in Monroe County by which Rick Scott defeated Bill Nelson for U.S. Senate: 18,021 to 18,020.

“I’ll tell you very, very simply: I have a house in Florida. I will pay no income tax and the house in Florida’s property taxes are $2,000 less than we were paying in Boothbay. At my age, why wouldn’t you conserve your resources and spend it on your family instead of on taxes?” 

— two-term Maine Gov. Paul LePage on his plans for moving to the Sunshine State.

13,726 

Day-of votes @ Keys polls

13,072

Keys vote by mail 

9,747 

Keys early voting ballots

“Donde Votar”

— top trending Google search in the U.S. on election day

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