How many voted in 2012 total?

2012 United States presidential election

Running mate Joe Biden Paul Ryan
Electoral vote 332 206
States carried 26 + DC 24
Popular vote 65,915,795 60,933,504
Percentage 51.1% 47.2%

What is a great turnout?

the number of people who are present at an event, especially the number who go to vote at an election: Good weather on voting day should ensure a good turnout.

What does it mean to turn a girl out?

(sex, transitive, slang) To convince a person (usually a woman) to become a prostitute. quotations ▼ (sex, transitive, prison slang) To rape; to coerce an otherwise heterosexual individual into performing a homosexual role. (transitive) To put (cattle) out to pasture. (transitive) To convince to vote.

What happened to voter turnout in 2012?

A cliff-hanger presidential election, major issues at stake, an estimated $6 billion spent in the 2012 campaigns, and a significant increase in eligible voters all failed to sustain the upward momentum for turnout from 2004 and 2008. Voter turnout dipped from 62.3 percent of eligible citizens voting in 2008 to an estimated 57.5 in 2012.

What can the census tell us about voting turnout?

The new, larger survey from the Census Bureau permits an examination of the voting-eligible population and the extent to which they turned out to vote. These turnout rates tell us a lot more about the enthusiasm, or lack thereof, among different groups.

Which states did voter turnout drop from 2008?

The turnout percentage of eligibles voting was down from 2008 in every state and the District of Columbia, except two—Iowa and Louisiana. The turnout numbers of citizens who cast ballots were down in every state but six—Delaware, Iowa, Louisiana, North Carolina, North Dakota and Wisconsin.

Did white voters vote more strongly Republican in 2012?

White voters did vote more strongly Republican in 2012, but this was offset by reduced turnout The result, of course, was Obama wins in both 2008 and 2012. But how much of this is due to the rise in minority turnout and decline in turnout for whites?