Springfield sees lowest voter turnout in Massachusetts 2022 primary, new state election data show

Out of the 351 cities and towns across Massachusetts, Springfield notched the lowest voter turnout in the 2022 state primary.Only 10.4% of register...

September 19, 2022
4:34 AM

Out of the 351 cities and towns across Massachusetts, Springfield notched the lowest voter turnout in the 2022 state primary.Only 10.4% of registered voters cast their ballots in Springfield, though the overall statewide turnout notched nearly 22%, according to official election data released Tuesday by Secretary of State Bill Galvin's office and shared with MassLive.'We are disappointed — but also not surprised — that overall primary turnout reached only about 22%,' Vanessa Snow, policy and organizing director at MassVOTE said in a statement Tuesday afternoon.

Alison Kuznitz