11 January, 2009

More Voter Turnout Stats

Some more voter statistics - basically the hodge-podge of the stats I found most interesting, check out the links for more.

From nonprofitvote.org (using US Election Project):

Voter turnout by state:
Massachusetts 3,060,000 of 4,621,954 eligible voters = 66.2%. 4.1% increase from 2004
Pennsylvania 5,950,000 of 9,376,750 eligible voters = 63.5%. 1.0% increase from 2004
Virginia 3,725,000 of 5,508,834 eligible voters = 67.6%. 9.9% increase from 2004
Wisconsin 2,970,000 of 4,115,502 eligible voters = 72.2%. 5.9% decrease from 2004
Highest % voter turnout? Minnesota with 77.9% (w00t)
Highest % increase from 2004? North Carolina with 11.4%


From CNN Exit Poll: Voter Support by Income

Obama's support is greater among:
Under $15,000
$15-30,000
$30-50,000
$75-100,000
and
$200,000 or More

McCain's support is greater among:
$50-75,000
$100-150,000
$150-200,000

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