With a 60 percent voter turnout Tuesday, Franklin County ranked second in the state behind only neighboring Woodford County, which boasted a 61 percent average.
Of the county’s 37,088 registered voters, 22,133 cast ballots in Tuesday’s general election. In less populous Woodford County, 12,984 of the 21,354 registered voters went to the polls.
Other neighboring counties also saw steady traffic at the polls, including Anderson (57 percent), Scott (54 percent) and Owen (53 percent).
Fayette (52 percent) and Jefferson (49 percent) were also higher than the statewide turnout of 47 percent, according to the office of Secretary of State Allison Lundergan Grimes.
Lewis and Christian counties tied for the lowest voter turnout percentage with 33.