Voting Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: U.S Census Bureau : Voting and Registration
Date Verified: 2.6.2012
Voter Registration Statistics Data
Total number of Americans eligible to vote 206,072,000
Total number of Americans registered to vote 146,311,000
Total number of Americans who voted in the 2008 Presidential election 131,144,000
Percent of Americans who voted in the 2008 Presidential election 64 %
State with the highest voter turnout rate (Minnesota) 75 %
State with the lowest voter turnout rate (Utah) 53.1 %
Voter Registration by Demographics Percent
Male 69.1
Female 72.8
White 73.5
Black 69.7
Asian 55.3
Hispanic 59.4
Age 18 to 24 58.5
Age 25 to 34 66.4
Age 35 to 44 69.9
Age 45 to 54 73.5
Age 55 to 64 76.6
Age 65 to 74 78.1
Age 75 or older 76.6
Less than high school graduate 50.5
High school graduate 64.1
Some college 75.3
Bachelor’s degree 81.2
Advanced degree 85.8
Income less than $20,000 63.7
$20,000 to $29,999 67.1
$30,000 to $39,999 71.1
$40,000 to $49,999 72.6
$50,000 to $74,999 78.2
$75,000 to $99,999 81.9
$100,000 and over 79.6
Owns home 74.5
Rents home 60.1
Top Reasons Cited for Not Voting  
Too busy conflicting schedule 17.5
Illness or disability 14.9
Not interested 13.4
Did not like candidates or campaign issues 12.9
Other 11.3
Out of town 8.8
Don’t know 7
Registration problems 6
Inconvienient polling place 2.7
Transportation problems 2.6
Forgot 2.6
Bad weather 0.2

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