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479. Participation in Elections for President and U.S. Representatives

[As of November. Estimated resident population 21 years old and over, 1932-70, except as noted, and 18 years old and over thereafter; includes Armed Forces. Prior to 1960, excludes Alaska and Hawaii. District of Columbia is included in votes cast for President beginning 1964 and in votes cast for Representative from 1972 to 1992]

 
Votes cast
Resident
popula- For President 2 For U.S. Representatives
tion -
Year (incl. Percent Percent
aliens) of of
of voting Number voting Number voting
age 1 (1,000) age (1,000) age
(1,000) popu- popu-
lation lation
 
1932 75,768 39,758 52.5 37,657 49.7
1934 77,997 (X) (X) 32,256 41.4
1936 80,174 45,654 56.9 42,886 53.5
1938 82,354 (X) (X) 36,236 44.0
1940 84,728 49,900 58.9 46,951 55.4
1942 86,465 (X) (X) 28,074 32.5
1944 85,654 47,977 56.0 45,103 52.7
1946 92,659 (X) (X) 34,398 37.1
1948 95,573 48,794 51.1 45,933 48.1
1950 98,134 (X) (X) 40,342 41.1
1952 99,929 61,551 61.6 57,571 57.6
1954 102,075 (X) (X) 42,580 41.7
1956 104,515 62,027 59.3 58,426 55.9
1958 106,447 (X) (X) 45,818 43.0
1960 109,672 68,838 62.8 64,133 58.5
1962 112,952 (X) (X) 51,267 45.4
1964 114,090 70,645 61.9 65,895 57.8
1966 116,638 (X) (X) 52,908 45.4
1968 120,285 73,212 60.9 66,288 55.1
1970 124,498 (X) (X) 54,173 43.5
1972 140,777 77,719 55.2 71,430 50.7
1974 146,338 (X) (X) 52,495 35.9
1976 152,308 81,556 53.5 74,422 48.9
1978 158,369 (X) (X) 55,332 34.9
1980 163,945 86,515 52.8 77,995 47.6
1982 169,643 (X) (X) 64,514 38.0
1984 173,995 92,653 53.3 83,231 47.8
1986 177,922 (X) (X) 59,619 33.5
1988 181,956 91,595 50.3 81,786 44.9
1990 185,812 (X) (X) 61,513 33.1
1992 189,524 104,425 55.1 96,239 50.8
1994 193,650 (X) (X) 70,781 36.6
1996 196,928 96,278 49.0 89,863 45.8
1998 198,228 (X) (X) 65,897 32.9


X Not applicable.
1 Population 18 and over in Georgia, 1944-70, and in Kentucky, 1956-70; 19 and over in Alaska and 20 and over in Hawaii, 1960-70.
2 Source: 1932-58, U.S. Congress, Clerk of the House, Statistics of the Presidential and Congressional Election, biennial.

Source: Except as noted, U.S. Bureau of the Census, Current Population Reports, P25-1085; Congressional Quarterly, Inc., Washington, DC, America Votes, biennial, (copyright).



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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