Some towns see larger-than-expected voter turnout

Today's election was expected to have a low turnout. However, News 12 New Jersey spoke with the town clerk in Metuchen who said more than

METUCHEN - Today's election was expected to have a low turnout. However, News 12 New Jersey spoke with the town clerk in Metuchen who said more than double the usual number of people turned out by mid-day.

The larger-than-usual turnout could have been because NJ Transit trains were not running properly and many voters couldn't get to work, but it could also be a sign that residents want to be involved.

A lot of people News 12 New Jersey spoke with also say they're inspired this year by all the talk already of next year's presidential race. Walt Kane walks you through the racesNJ voters to select new Legislature

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