Texas Runoff Maps Show Extent of Low Voter Turnout

Maps of voter turnout rates by county in Tuesday's runoffs for U.S. Senate and lieutenant governor paint ghostly pictures of Texas.

State Sen. Dan Patrick of Houston won the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor with 65 percent of the votes cast in last night's runoff election, but he earned votes from only 3.5 percent of registered Texas voters, according to the secretary of state.

In the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate, the 145,000 voters who nominated David Alameel of Dallas represented just 1 percent of the people who can ...

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