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Burnaby voter turnout down slightly, by percentage, but overall numbers higher

While the percentage voter turnout in this year's civic election was slightly lower than in 2008—23.3 per cent of registered voters compared to 23.49 per cent three years ago—the overall numbers were higher.

In fact, the number of voters who cast ballots, 34,035, was the largest number in four elections. In 2008, there were 32,727 voters, in 2005, 33,668 (25.57 per cent) and in 2002, 31,561.

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