Turnout numbers highlight wealth, racial disparities 

Poorer cities had lower voter participation 

IN THE WEALTHY towns of Dover, Sudbury, and Carlisle, more than 90 percent of registered voters cast ballots in the November election.   In the poorer cities of Springfield, Lawrence, and New Bedford, 55 percent of voters or fewer turned out.   While the presidential election drew record turnout in Massachusetts, voter turnout statistics highlight yet(...)

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