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No, Wisconsin voter turnout wasn't 'improbably high.' Here's the facts about turnout calculations

In the wake of former Vice President Joe Biden's win in Wisconsin by 23,000 votes according to unofficial totals, theories have been flying from social media influencers that involve miscalculations of turnout or comparisons of turnout rates that aren’t equal. Frequently located outside Wisconsin and picking up traction within the state on Twitter and Facebook, accounts posting about “improbably high” turnout or theories of “more votes than registrations” lack both context and facts. 

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