Final Early Voting Numbers Show Big Shift from 2012
RALEIGH – Final early voting numbers from NC Vote Tracker show a major shift in voter turnout numbers from 2012 to 2016.
A few takeaways:
- Overall, North Carolinians turned out for early voting in historic numbers
- Democrat voter turnout is down significantly from 47.5% to 41.73%
- Unaffiliated voter turnout is up significantly (and those voters have been leaning Republican)
- Turnout of 18-26 yr old voters is down from 11.3% to 9.74%
Read more analysis here.
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