New Baltimore, Chesterfield Township Leaned Romney in Election
More registered voters cast ballots for Republican Mitt Romney than Democrat Barack Obama in the Tuesday race for the White House.
Chesterfield Township and New Baltimore voters showed more support for Republican candidate Mitt Romney than for Democratic President Barack Obama.
In the 2012 election, there was a total of 10,993 Romney votes and 9,989 Obama votes in Chesterfield. Meanwhile, a total of 3,153 New Baltimore voters cast ballots for Romney while 2,710 favored Obama, according to Macomb County election results.
Despite predictions of high voter turnout, both communities had fewer voters than the previous presidential election. In Chesterfield, turnout was at 67.6 percent this election compared to 71.8 percent in 2008. New Baltimore saw 70.6 percent turnout, down from 75.7, the results show.
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