U.S. Department of Commerce

The 2011 Statistical Abstract

The National Data Book

Elections

This section relates primarily to presidential, congressional, and gubernatorial elections. Also presented are summary tables on congressional legislation; state legislatures; Black, Hispanic, and female officeholders; population of voting age; voter participation; and campaign finances.

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Campaign Finance

420 - Political Action Committees - Number by Committee Type [Excel 28k] | [PDF 69k]

421 - Political Action Committees - Financial Activity Summary by Committee Type [Excel 30k] | [PDF 70k]

422 - Presidential Campaign Finances - Federal Funds for General Election [Excel 26k] | [PDF 70k]

423 - Presidential Campaign Finances --Primary Campaign Receipts and Disbursements [Excel 31k] | [PDF 70k]

424 - Congressional Campaign Finances--Receipts and Disbursements [Excel 47k] | [PDF 74k]

425 - Contributions to Congressional Campaigns by Political Action Committees (PAC) by Type of Committee [Excel 48k] | [PDF 74k]

Congressional

400 - Vote Cast for United States Senators and Incumbent Senators, 2010--States [Excel 94k] | [PDF 68k]

401 - Vote Cast for United States Representatives by Major Political Party--States [Excel 46k] | [PDF 81k]

402 - Vote Cast for United States Representatives by Major Political Party - Congressional Districts: 2008 [Excel 150k] | [PDF 218k]

403 - Composition of Congress by Political Party [Excel 35k] | [PDF 83k]

404 - Composition of Congress by Political Party Affiliation --States [Excel 60k] | [PDF 86k]

406 - United States Congress - Measures Introduced and Enacted and Time in Session [Excel 23k] | [PDF 72k]

407 - Congressional Bills Vetoed [Excel 31k] | [PDF 72k]

Elected Public Officials--Characteristics

405 - Members of Congress --Selected Characteristics [Excel 41k] | [PDF 72k]

412 - Women Holding State Public Offices by Office and State [Excel 65k] | [PDF 82k]

413 - Black Elected Officials by Office and State [Excel 59k] | [PDF 82k]

414 - Hispanic Public Elected Officials by Office and State [Excel 71k] | [PDF 81k]

Gubernatorial and State Legislatures

408 - Number of Governors by Political Party Affiliation [Excel 27k] | [PDF 70k]

409 - Vote Cast For and Governor Elected by State [Excel 31k] | [PDF 70k]

410 - Political Party Control of State Legislatures by Party [Excel 28k] | [PDF 94k]

411 - Composition of State Legislatures by Political Party Affiliation [Excel 88k] | [PDF 94k]

Presidential

395 - Vote Cast for President by Major Political Party [Excel 29k] | [PDF 76k]

396 - Vote Cast for Leading Minority Party Candidates for President [Excel 29k] | [PDF 77k]

397 - Democratic and Republican Percentages of Two-Party Presidential Vote by Selected Characteristics of Voters [Excel 29k] | [PDF 77k]

398 - Electoral Vote Cast for President, by Major Political Party--States [Excel 38k] | [PDF 81k]

399 - Popular Vote Cast for President by Political Party--States [Excel 44k] | [PDF 78k]

Voting-Age Population and Voter Participation

415 - Reported Voting and Registration Among Native and Naturalized Citizens by Race and Hispanic Origin: 2008 [Excel 30k] | [PDF 81k]

416 - Voting-Age Population, Percent Reporting Registered, and Voted [Excel 48k] | [PDF 78k]

417 - Persons Reported Registered and Voted by State: 2008 [Excel 38k] | [PDF 77k]

418 - Participation in Elections for President and U.S. Representatives [Excel 45k] | [PDF 77k]

419 - Resident Population of Voting Age and Percent Casting Votes--States [Excel 46k] | [PDF 76k]

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau  |  The 2011 Statistical Abstract  |  Page Last Modified: September 28, 2011