Get out and vote. Today is election day.

by Charlie Leocha on November 6, 2012



From Government Executive:

Top Five – Highest Turnout by State:

Minnesota
New Hampshire
Maine
Wisconsin
Louisiana

Low Five – Lowest Turnout by State:

Hawaii
Utah
West Virginia
Arkansas
Tennessee

Other facts:

• Women voted at a higher rate than men.
• The older the voter, the higher the turnout rate.
• The unemployed vote less than the employed, and the rich vote more than the poor.
• By race, whites and African-Americans vote the most.
• Those who are married, or have been, are more likely to vote.
• Most common reason for not voting? “Too busy,” followed by “sick/disabled” and “not interested.”

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