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Westborough Turnout Slow For State Primary

The state primary is from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Have you voted yet?

Voters in Massachusetts, including Westborough, head to the state primary polls today.

The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Voting is slow so far in Westborough.

At the gym, Precinct 1 had recorded 46 votes, and Precinct 3 had 26, as of 9:05 a.m.

Precinct 2, which votes in the gym, had recorded 21 votes as of 9:30 a.m.

And Precincts 4 and 5, which vote at the , had recorded 19 votes total as of 8:50 a.m.

There are 11,178 Westborough residents eligible to vote in this primary, Yendriga said recently.

Of these, 6,434 are unenrolled, 2,850 are registered as Democrats, 1,852 are registered as Republicans, 28 are registered as Libertarians and seven are registered as Green Rainbow. There is one Westborugh resident registered in each of these parties: Green Party USA, Socialist, Inter 3rd Party, Veteran Party America and Pirate.

Westborough's turnout for the last state primary, for governor, on Sept. 14, 2010, was 1,629, or 15 percent, Yendriga said. The Sept. 16, 2008 state primary, held during a presidential election year, drew 1,125 voters, or 9.8 percent.

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