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A new report from the Center for the Study of the American Electorate at American University, shows NC is one of only a few states where voting participation was not down compared to the 2010 mid-term elections.
Out of the 25 states, North Carolina and two other states showed a higher voter turnout since 2010.
Pitt County Elections Director Dave Davis says he believes a higher turnout comes from more Republican activity.
Davis says, "Probably saw a little bit more turnout this time around because we had, which was out of the norm, a lot of Republican activity for Pitt County. For Pitt County, it's a predominantly Democratic county so we always see a Democratic primary. But a lot of times you'll have just a couple of Republican contests."
Davis says the drop in the other 22 states could reflect in the types of contests they're having or what's bringing the voters out.
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