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AUSTIN (AP)

Turnout 59% in Texas

Turnout for this week's general election in Texas was 59%.

The secretary of state's office says that works out to a little more than eight million voters casting ballots.

Election officials had projected turnout of the state's more than 13.5 million registered voters could run as high as 68%.

The 2004 general election in Texas saw turnout of 56% -- with about 7.4 million voters.

On the Net:

http://www.sos.state.tx.us

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