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Voting Turnout Statistics

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2016 Presidential Election Voter StatisticsData
Data accurate as of 11.20.16 (7:00 am PST)
Total number of early ballots cast47,000,000
Total number of votes cast in the Hillary vs. Trump election132,899,453
Voter turnout rate of all voting age citizens55 %
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2016 Presidential Election ResultsData
Number of electoral votes for Donald Trump / Michael Pence306
Number of electoral votes for Hillary Clinton / Tim Kaine232
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-ins545,048
Other437,963
Senate seats won by Republicans51
Senate seats won by Democrats47
House seats won by Republicans239
House seats won by Democrats192
State with the highest percent of voter turnout – New Hampshire68.7 %
State with the lowest percent of voter turnout – Hawaii36.9 %
2016 Voter Exit Poll ResultsDonald TrumpHillary Clinton
College Graduates45 %49 %
No college degree52 %43 %
Male53 %41 %
Female42 %54 %
Age 18 – 2937 %55 %
Age 30 – 4442 %50 %
Age 45-6453 %44 %
65 +53 %45 %
White58 %37 %
Black8 %88 %
Hispanic29 %65 %
Asian29 %65 %
Registered Democrat9 %89 %
Registered Republican90 %7 %
Registered Independent48 %42 %
Voter Registration StatisticsData
Percent of Americans who said they would definitely be voting in the 2016 presidential election69 %
Percent of Americans who said they would definitely be voting in the 2012 presidential election76 %
Total number of Americans eligible to vote218,959,000
Total number of Americans registered to vote146,311,000
Total number of Americans who voted in the 2012 Presidential election129,235,000
Percent of Americans who voted in the 2012 Presidential election54.9 %
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 DemographicsPercent
Male69.1
Female72.8
White73.5
Black69.7
Asian55.3
Hispanic59.4
Age 18 to 2458.5
Age 25 to 3466.4
Age 35 to 4469.9
Age 45 to 5473.5
Age 55 to 6476.6
Age 65 to 7478.1
Age 75 or older76.6
Less than high school graduate50.5
High school graduate64.1
Some college75.3
Bachelor's degree81.2
Advanced degree85.8
Income less than $20,00063.7
$20,000 to $29,99967.1
$30,000 to $39,99971.1
$40,000 to $49,99972.6
$50,000 to $74,99978.2
$75,000 to $99,99981.9
$100,000 and over79.6
Owns home74.5
Rents home60.1
Top Reasons Cited for Not VotingPercent
Too busy conflicting schedule17.5 %
Illness or disability14.9 %
Not interested13.4 %
Did not like candidates or campaign issues12.9 %
Other11.3 %
Out of town8.8 %
Don't know7 %
Registration problems6 %
Inconvenient polling place2.7 %
Transportation problems2.6 %
Forgot2.6 %
Bad weather0.2 %
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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: September 5, 2017

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