Douglas County election officials are predicting that about 35 percent of registered voters will turn out to cast their ballots for city and school board races on Tuesday.
Election Commissioner Dave Phipps said Thursday that voters should be out in greater numbers than in last month's primary, when voter turnout was 22.3 percent.
As of April 12, there were 290,535 registered voters eligible to vote in the City of Omaha general election, which means 101,687 of them would need to cast their votes to meet Phipps' prediction.
The last city general election, in 2009, had a voter turnout of 31.6 percent, which was up from 24.7 percent in 2005 but down considerably from 44.9 percent in the 2001 election.
Polls will be open Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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