Oct. 26, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Susan Myrick (919) 834-2099
RALEIGH – The Civitas Institute’s NC Vote Tracker continues to shed light on voting trends in North Carolina early voting.
According to the State Board of Elections data utilized by NC Vote Tracker, of the 1,164,655 early voters, 55.88 percent were female and 43.14 percent were male. In addition, 65.9 percent were white, 29.59 percent were black, and 1.15 percent were of other ethnic groups.
At the same point in 2008, 11 days before the election, of 953,760 early voters, 56.48 percent were female, and 42.67 were male. Also, 67.55 percent were white, 28.63 percent were black and 1.06 percent were of other groups.
The Civitas Institute takes official state voting statistics and puts them into a user-friendly format on NC Vote Tracker. We will continue to analyze the voter turnout numbers every day during the early voting period. To get your own first-hand look at who is voting, visit NC Vote Tracker (www.ncvotetracker.com).
More information on the Civitas Institute is available at www.nccivitas.org, or contact Communications Director Jim Tynen at (919) 834-2099.