Posts tagged Erie County

Erie County turnout low for both parties

   May 22, 2013 11:12 am    0

It’s become a common theme in Erie County: Low voter turnout in a municipal primary once again. And Tuesday, the apathy extended to both Republicans and Democrats. The overall turnout was 26.4 percent. Broken down, that’s 25.8 percent among Republicans and 26.8 percent among Democrats. And those low numbers came on a warm, sunny day when voters…


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Erie County: Friendly territory for Obama

   November 8, 2012 8:27 am    1

In the presidential race, Erie County stood out in Tuesday’s election. Robert Speel, associate political-science professor at Penn State Behrend, said that President Barack Obama won 58 percent of the vote in Erie County, which is the highest percentage win for him in the western half of Pennsylvania.  Obama only won two counties in this…


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