What is the average voter turnout in US elections?
|Election||Voting-age Population (VAP)||% Turnout of VEP|
In which type of American election is voter turnout at its highest quizlet?
Voter turnout is highest in? Presidential election year contests, and in the middle of the state off year elections.
What factors have the strongest influence on individual turnout quizlet?
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- Education. -those with more education are more likely to vote.
- Income. -wealthier voters are more likely to turnout at election time.
- Age. -young voters are less likely to turnout than older voters (until 70)
- Voter identification laws.
What are some of the reasons campaign expenses have risen over the years quizlet?
Spending has gone up dramatically with each election. This is due to the cost of media centered campaigns, but it is also driven, in the post-Citizens United world, by the advertising of independent groups, which are spending hundreds of millions of dollars.
What was the voter turnout in the 2010 midterms?
Nationwide voter turnout was 36.4%, down from 40.9% in the 2010 midterms and the lowest since the 1942 elections, when just 33.9% of voters turned out, though that election came during the middle of World War II.
What was the turnout for the 2014 election?
The 2014 election also saw the lowest turnout since 1942, with just 36.4% of eligible voters voting. Major issues of the election included income inequality, and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (commonly referred to as “Obamacare”), which Republicans sought to repeal.
What are the 10 lowest voter participation States of 2014?
10 Lowest Voter Participation States of 2014: 1. Indiana 28% 2. Texas 28.5% 3. Utah 28.8% 4. Tennessee 29.1% 5. New York 29.5% 6. Mississippi 29.7% 7. Oklahoma 29.8% 8. DC 30.3% 9. New Jersey 30.4% 10. Tie-West Virginia/Nevada 31.8.
Were the midterms the lowest turnout in 70 years?
Lowest turnout since WW2: Final numbers are still being tallied, but at this point it looks pretty clear that turnout in these midterms was the lowest overall in 70 years.