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Voter Turnout

Voter Turnout: Measure of the percentage of the voting eligible population who voted in a state’s US House elections (as opposed to statewide and presidential elections). We use population estimates by Professor Michael McDonald at George Mason University. His figures estimate the number of voting age adults who are eligible to vote, which means they exclude non-citizens and other adults who cannot vote, and estimate eligible overseas voters from that state.

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Ranking

State

House

   

Turnout

1

Minnesota

55.0%

2

Maine

54.6%

3

Wisconsin

53.7%

4

South Dakota

53.2%

5

Washington

52.4%

6

Alaska

51.5%

7

Oregon

51.4%

8

Massachusetts

50.6%

9

Iowa

49.8%

10

Colorado

49.3%

11

Delaware

48.4%

12

Vermont

48.3%

13

Montana

47.8%

14

North Dakota

47.7%

15

Wyoming

47.0%

16

Maryland

45.6%

17

Connecticut

45.4%

18

New Hampshire

44.5%

19

Rhode Island

44.4%

20

Ohio

44.3%

21

Michigan

43.8%

22

Missouri

43.3%

23

New Mexico

42.7%

24

Idaho

42.5%

25

Kentucky

42.3%

26

California

42.2%

27

Kansas

41.9%

28

Nevada

41.5%

29

Hawaii

41.4%

30

Illinois

41.4%

31

Pennsylvania

41.4%

32

Florida

40.7%

33

South Carolina

39.7%

34

North Carolina

39.4%

35

Alabama

39.3%

36

Arizona

39.2%

37

Virginia

38.5%

38

Nebraska

38.2%

39

Georgia

37.4%

40

Indiana

37.4%

41

Arkansas

37.2%

42

Mississippi

37.0%

43

New Jersey

36.5%

44

West Virginia

36.3%

45

Louisiana

35.7%

46

New York

33.7%

47

Tennessee

33.4%

48

Utah

32.1%

49

Texas

30.8%

50

Oklahoma

29.9%

Total

USA OVERALL

42.8%