Runoff http://wunc.org en Runoff Voters Get More "Bang For Their Buck" http://wunc.org/post/runoff-voters-get-more-bang-their-buck <p></p><p>Voters in 37 counties headed to the polls Tuesday to vote in second-primary – or runoff – elections. In North Carolina, a second primary is necessary when no candidate claims more than 40-percent of the first primary votes.</p><p>Joshua Lawson of the State Board of Elections said a bit more than 6 percent of eligible voters turned out. He says that's actually not bad for a runoff.</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:04:14 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 39137 at http://wunc.org Runoff Voters Get More "Bang For Their Buck" Runoff Elections Set http://wunc.org/post/runoff-elections-set <p>The races are set for primary runoff elections in two months.<br><br><strong>Gurnal Scott: </strong>Several Council of State races, congressional contests and state legislative elections will take place in this 2nd primary set for July 17. Gary Bartlett of the State Board of Elections says he hasn't seen more than an eight-percent turnout for a runoff during his tenure. Bartlett adds the low turnout saves the state some money when it re-opens the polls<br> Fri, 18 May 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Gurnal Scott 2503 at http://wunc.org