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Washington Sets New Record For Voter Turnout

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YAKIMA, Wash - It's Decision 2008 and voter turnout in this year's election has
set a state record.
      Washington's 39 counties certified their election results this evening, showing a record turnout of 84.61%.
      That barely beats the record from 1944, which was about 84.54%.
      Nearly 3.1 million ballots have been counted since the november fourth election.  It's the first time more than 3 million Washingtonians voted in one
election.
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