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I provide national and state turnout rates for the eligible population from 1980-2012. You can access 2000-2012 elections on the web pages below. These numbers are updated continually as new data become available.
You can also access a Google Doc spreadsheet for the full general election series from 1980-2012.
See here for a listing of voter turnout related peer-reviewed academic journal articles, signficant reports, opinion-editorials, and media coverage.
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|Dr. Michael McDonald
Department of Public and International Affairs
George Mason University
4400 University Drive 3F4
Fairfax, VA 22030-4444