Since 2002, General Election voter turnout percentages have ranged from 54% in non-presidential election years to 87% for years that included a presidential election.
If we look at registered voters as a percentage of our population, we see that only 63% of adults aged 18 and over in Kootenai County were registered to vote in the 2018 General Election. If we look at the number who actually voted, only 47% of adults aged 18 and over voted in Kootenai County in the 2018 General Election.
In our Primary Elections, the voter turnout drops drastically. Since 2000, we have averaged approximately 25% of our registered voters voting in the election.