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Here Are The States With The Highest And Lowest Voter Turnout

•, 24/7 Wall St.
 The 2012 presidential election between President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney is heading into the final months.

Soon, media coverage increasingly will focus on voter turnout — especially in battleground states.

See the states with the lowest and highest voter turnout >

In 2008, when Obama faced off against Republican challenger John McCain, turnout among the voting eligible population was 61.6%, according to data compiled by George Mason University’s United States Election Project.

This is an improvement from 60.1% in 2004 and 54.2% in 2000.
At the state level, turnout varied significantly, ranging from 77.8% to 48.8%. Based on turnout data provided by the U.S. Election Project, 24/7 Wall St. identified the 10 states with the highest and lowest voter turnouts in the most recent presidential election.


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