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Voting Turnout Statistics

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2016 Presidential Election Voter Statistics Data
Data accurate as of 11.20.16 (7:00 am PST)
Total number of early ballots cast 47,000,000
Total number of votes cast in the Hillary vs. Trump election 132,899,453
Voter turnout rate of all voting age citizens 55 %
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2016 Presidential Election Results Data
Number of electoral votes for Donald Trump / Michael Pence 306
Number of electoral votes for Hillary Clinton / Tim Kaine 232
Total votes for Donald Trump (R) 61,898,584
Total votes for Hillary Clinton (D) 63,551,979
Gary Johnson (L) 4,360,873
Dr Jill Stein (G) 1,357,013
Evan McMullin (I) 747,993
Write-ins 545,048
Other 437,963
Senate seats won by Republicans 51
Senate seats won by Democrats 47
House seats won by Republicans 239
House seats won by Democrats 192
State with the highest percent of voter turnout – New Hampshire 68.7 %
State with the lowest percent of voter turnout – Hawaii 36.9 %
2016 Voter Exit Poll Results Donald Trump Hillary Clinton
College Graduates 45 % 49 %
No college degree 52 % 43 %
Male 53 % 41 %
Female 42 % 54 %
Age 18 – 29 37 % 55 %
Age 30 – 44 42 % 50 %
Age 45-64 53 % 44 %
65 + 53 % 45 %
White 58 % 37 %
Black 8 % 88 %
Hispanic 29 % 65 %
Asian 29 % 65 %
Registered Democrat 9 % 89 %
Registered Republican 90 % 7 %
Registered Independent 48 % 42 %
Voter Registration Statistics Data
Percent of Americans who said they would definitely be voting in the 2016 presidential election 69 %
Percent of Americans who said they would definitely be voting in the 2012 presidential election 76 %
Total number of Americans eligible to vote 218,959,000
Total number of Americans registered to vote 146,311,000
Total number of Americans who voted in the 2012 Presidential election 129,235,000
Percent of Americans who voted in the 2012 Presidential election 54.9 %
State with the highest voter turnout rate (Minnesota) 75 %
State with the lowest voter turnout rate (Utah) 53.1 %
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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 Percent
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 %
Inconvenient polling place 2.7 %
Transportation problems 2.6 %
Forgot 2.6 %
Bad weather 0.2 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Electoral College, Associated Press, U.S Census Bureau : Voting and Registration
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: November 20, 2016

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