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The 2012 Statistical Abstract

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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

422 - Political Action Committees - Number by Committee Type [Excel 28k] | [PDF 60k]

423 - Political Action Committees - Financial Activity Summary by Committee Type [Excel 30k] | [PDF 60k]

424 - Presidential Campaign Finances--Federal Funds for General Election [Excel 25k] | [PDF 60k]

425 - Presidential Campaign Finances--Primary Campaign Receipts and Disbursements [Excel 31k] | [PDF 60k]

426 - Congressional Campaign Finances--Receipts and Disbursements [Excel 47k] | [PDF 64k]

427 - Contributions to Congressional Campaigns by Political Action Committees (PAC) by Type of Committee [Excel 43k] | [PDF 64k]


407 - Vote Cast for United States Senators and Incumbent Senators--States [Excel 41k] | [PDF 54k]

408 - Apportionment of Membership in House of Representatives--States [Excel 51k] | [PDF 82k]

409 - Vote Cast for United States Representatives by Major Political Party--States [Excel 54k] | [PDF 72k]

410 - Vote Cast for United States Representatives by Major Political Party - Congressional Districts: 2010 [Excel 137k] | [PDF 456k]

411 - Composition of Congress by Political Party [Excel 33k] | [PDF 68k]

412 - Composition of Congress by Political Party Affiliation --States [Excel 37k] | [PDF 78k]

414 - United States Congress - Measures Introduced and Enacted and Time in Session [Excel 30k] | [PDF 64k]

415 - Congressional Bills Vetoed [Excel 31k] | [PDF 64k]

Elected Public Officials--Characteristics

413 - Members of Congress--Selected Characteristics [Excel 35k] | [PDF 64k]

420 - Women Holding State Public Offices by Office and State [Excel 66k] | [PDF 71k]

421 - Hispanic Public Elected Officials by Office and State [Excel 63k] | [PDF 71k]

Gubernatorial and State Legislatures

416 - Number of Governors by Political Party Affiliation [Excel 27k] | [PDF 62k]

417 - Vote Cast for and Governor Elected by State [Excel 35k] | [PDF 62k]

418 - Political Party Control of State Legislatures by Party [Excel 29k] | [PDF 84k]

419 - Composition of State Legislatures by Political Party Affiliation [Excel 89k] | [PDF 84k]


402 - Vote Cast for President by Major Political Party [Excel 31k] | [PDF 67k]

403 - Vote Cast for Leading Minority Party Candidates for President [Excel 29k] | [PDF 67k]

404 - Democratic and Republican Percentages of Two-Party Presidential Vote by Selected Characteristics of Voters [Excel 35k] | [PDF 67k]

405 - Electoral Vote Cast for President, by Major Political Party--States [Excel 36k] | [PDF 73k]

406 - Popular Vote Cast for President by Political Party--States [Excel 43k] | [PDF 69k]

Voting-Age Population and Voter Participation

397 - Participation in Elections for President and U.S. Representatives [Excel 39k] | [PDF 45k]

398 - Resident Population of Voting Age and Percent Casting Votes--States [Excel 46k] | [PDF 68k]

399 - Voting-Age Population, Percent Reporting Registered, and Voted [Excel 49k] | [PDF 69k]

400 - Persons Reported Registered and Voted by State: 2010 [Excel 120k] | [PDF 67k]

401 - Reported Voting and Registration Among Native and Naturalized Citizens by Race and Hispanic Origin: 2010 [Excel 28k] | [PDF 67k]

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