September 17, 2021
An estimated 92% of registered voters cast ballots in the 2020 U.S. presidential election. Despite COVID-19 restrictions and new mail-in voting systems, about 17 million more Americans voted in 2020 than in 2016. But what about the 8% of registered voters—some 14 million people—who didn’t turn out? The data below is courtesy of the U.S. Census Bureau.
When they turn 18, most Americans are eligible to cast a ballot for their local, state, and federal representatives. Let’s take a closer look.
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