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Voting and Registration

Information on reported voting and registration by various demographic and socioeconomic characteristics is collected for the nation in November of Congressional and Presidential election years in the Current Population Survey (CPS). The CPS is a monthly survey of about 50,000 households conducted by the Bureau of the Census for the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The CPS is the primary source of information on the labor force characteristics of the U.S. population. The voting supplement does not provide estimates of partisianship, such as what candidate a voter supported or what political party a voter aligned themselves with.

Latest Releases

Voting and Registration in the Election of November 2012


Historical Voting Visualizations

Voting and Registration in the Election of November 2010



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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Voting and Registration |  Last Revised: April 24, 2014