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Brawls and ballots: It’s election week

Scott Frith
Government/Politics columnist

With the party conventions concluded, and the Clinton/Trump race underway, it’s easy to forget there’s an election on Thursday.

In fact, if you had forgotten about this week’s state primary and county general election, you’re not alone. Early voting turnout was below average because there is no statewide non-judicial office (governor or U.S. senator) on the ballot. Competitive statewide elections encourage political advertising and voter interest. There’s none of that this year.

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