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Voter Turnout, 1948-2004


The above graph of voter turnout from 1948 to 2004 shows interesting an interesting, up-and-down trend, which raises important questions. How does voter turnout correspond to presidential versus non-presidential elections? Are some elections more important than others? Does your vote "count" more in some elections than others?

Source: "Voter Turnout, Self-reported by respondents, 1948-2004" 30 November 2005, The American National Election Studies (accessed January 28, 2009).

How to Cite This Source
American National Election Studies, "Voter Turnout, 1948-2004," in Virginia Civics, Item #124, (accessed January 24, 2022).
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