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Coronavirus obstacles challenge Detroit primary, yet turnout rises to 24.9%

More than 104,000 absentee ballots were requested in Detroit and a total of 121,298 ballots cast, according to the City Clerk. In the end, 1 in 4 registered voters, 24.9 percent, in Detroit cast ballots in the primary. That’s a big jump from the primary four years ago, when 13 percent of voters participated.