Californians headed to the polls in record numbers in February's presidential primary, with the highest percentage turnout in more than 25 years, according to a report from California Secretary of State Debra Bowen.
More than 9 million Californians voted in the Feb. 5 primary – topping the previous primary record, set in 2000, by 1.2 million votes.
The final turnout represented 57.71 percent of registered voters, the highest percentage in a primary since 1980, though still well below the all-time record of nearly 73 percent in 1976. Democrats outnumbered Republicans, 55 percentto 34 percent; 8 percent refused to state a party preference.
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