The County Registrar-Recorder/Clerks office reports that only 17.2-percent of registered voters in Los Angeles County cast ballots in Tuesday's primary election, signficantly less than the number of voters to participate the last Statewide primary in 2008.
Only 765,552 registered voters in Los Angeles County voted in Tuesday's Election. That percentage is down from 23.47 percent in 2010, according to a press release provided by the Registrar-Recorder/Clerks office. This figure includes registered La Cañada voters.
Voters in the city of Los Angeles--who had the opportunity to vote on races, ballot measures regarding and an , and a local primary in the race for District Attorney--turned out in even lower numbers than the county average. According Patch's calculation based on the votes cast by community report provided by the Registrar-Recorder/Clerks office, only 15.6 percent of Los Angeles voters participated in the election.