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Since late 2006, voters began taking a more active part in these elections – voter turnout in the last local government election in St. Petersburg was 18%, and 55% at the February 10, 2010 mayoral elections in Orel.
Voter turnout was considered high despite widespread concerns of violence.
turnout = attendance for a particular event or purpose
voter turnout = the total number of votes cast
Jahmar Young scored 19 points to help New Mexico State snap top-seeded Utah State's 17-game winning streak with a 69-63 upset Saturday night in the Western Athletic Conference tournament title game.
winning streak = winning continuity
Troy Gillenwater 15 added 15 points and Jonathan Gibson 14 for the Aggies (22-11), who allowed only five turnovers in a physical game to Utah State's nine.
turnover = a loss of possession of the ball by means of an error or violation
Sgt. Marcelo Rapela of the Midvale Police Department said, "The two different parties got into a dispute and gun battle. That gun battle actually moved into the breezeway of an apartment complex."
breezeway = a roofed, open-sided passageway connecting two structures, such as a house and a garage
They face charges of aggravated assault and discharging a weapon within city limits.
face charges = suffer the consequences
Thank you for your efforts.