Tri-City Ledger -

By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Houston, our voters have a problem


August 9, 2018

I used to facetiously say Union Town, Ala., was my hero in terms of voter turnout, but it’s dropped to number two on my list.

While we, here in Escambia County, Ala., seem to stay away from the voting booth like we'll catch some disease, there are people in other areas that really know how to get a heavy voter turnout.

Last month, 12.62 percent of registered voters across the state of Alabama voted in the Republican runoff. That number dropped to 7.24 percent in Escambia County. Granted those numbers are a little misleading since those who voted in the Democratic Primary were not allowed...

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