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Voter turnout is the percentage of eligible voters who cast a b...

wikipedia - 10 Nov 2016
Voter turnout is the percentage of eligible voters who cast a ballot in an election. Eligibility varies by country, and the voting-eligible population should not be confused with the total adult population. Age and citizenship status are often among the criteria used to determine eligibility, but some countries further restrict eligibility based on sex, race, and/or religion.
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California voter turnout sets recent record for a midterm

Ventura County Star - 17 Nov 2018
Turnout was high throughout the country. An analysis of preliminary data compiled by The Associated Press estimates that this midterm saw the highest raw vote total for a non-presidential election in U.S. history and the highest overall voter ...
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County nearly breaks record for midterm voter turnout in 2018

Daily Record-News - 17 Nov 2018
Kittitas County followed in the footsteps of a state and national trend for exceptionally high voter turnout for the 2018 midterm elections, coming close to breaking a 10-year record. Of the 25,836 registered voters in the county, 19,514 ballots were ...
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Organization celebrates rise in voter turnout

WOWT - 16 Nov 2018
Low voter turnout has been a tradition in north Omaha, but Black Votes Matter said that's beginning to change. Official said the north Omaha community broke a record for voting during this year's mid-term election. There was a 10 percent increase in ...
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WV election a huge success

The Inter-Mountain - 17 Nov 2018
Approximately 593,900 ballots were cast statewide resulting in 48 percent voter turnout. A total of 183,205 West Virginians voted early or turned in an absentee ballot during the early voting period that ran Oct. 24 to Nov. 3. Early voting was historic ...
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Voter turnout increases at student precincts in Harrisonburg

The Breeze - 17 Nov 2018
This rise in student voter turnout wasn't only seen in Harrisonburg but also in college towns nationwide. According to CIRCLE, a research institute on youth civic engagement, around 31 percent of eligible youth voted in this year's midterm, compared to ...
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Rochester voter turnout nearly 74 percent - 16 Nov 2018
As the council members officially canvassed results Friday afternoon, Hollingshead noted the reported municipal turnout of 73.7 percent is based on the number of registered voters, including those who signed up on Election Day. The state number is ...
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US mid-term election set record voter turnout

BBC News - 15 Nov 2018
If Donald Trump has one undisputable achievement during the first two years of his presidency, it's that he has succeeded in increasing the political engagement of a large share of the American public. Preliminary figures for nationwide turnout in the ...
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A Boatload Of Ballots: Midterm Voter Turnout Hit 50-Year High

NPR - 08 Nov 2018
Voter turnout on Tuesday was massive: More than 47 percent of the voting-eligible population cast a ballot in the midterm elections on Tuesday, according to early estimates from the United States Election Project. "Almost half of possible voters ...
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High voter turnout makes direct democracy more difficult

Arizona Capitol Times - 17 Nov 2018
That record number of Arizonans who turned out to vote this year has a dark side for direct democracy: It's going to be harder for voters to propose their own laws or get rid of ones they don't like. And that poses a threat to possible petition drives ...
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Survey: Donald Trump drove historic voter turnout in Colorado

Greeley Tribune - 16 Nov 2018
When Colorado's unaffiliated voters headed to the polls this past week, they were more motivated to show up for a midterm election than ever before, according to a survey of 500 unaffiliated voters conducted for three days after the election. Among the ...
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Moscow considers additional polling stations

The Spokesman-Review - 17 Nov 2018
Following the highest voter turnout for midterm elections since 1994, Latah County officials – and some community members – are seeking additional polling stations in Moscow. With the county's midterm voter turnout nearing 71 percent, Latah County ...
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Voter Turnout Soars, Even Before All the Votes Are Counted

New York Times - 07 Nov 2018
Turnout was significantly higher this year than in the 2014 midterm elections, when Republicans made sweeping gains in the House and Senate during President Barack Obama's final term. The number of voters was up by double-digit percentages in some ...
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Voter Turnout Hit Records This Year. Where It Surged Matters.

Wall Street Journal - 14 Nov 2018
Initial calculations by Michael McDonald, a University of Florida associate professor, find that 49.2% of eligible voters cast ballots. If that holds, Mr. McDonald says, turnout would surpass the modern midterm high of 48.7% in 1966, a time when the ...
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Our View: Celebrate voter turnout improvement, but keep it going

Pekin Daily Times - 17 Nov 2018
Election results will be formally certified next week, though it's been clear since Election Day that democracy was a clear winner in these parts. A higher percentage of central Illinois voters exercised their rights on Nov. 6 than in any recent ...

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