Tag Archives: elections and voting
Who Votes in Congressional Elections? Source: U.S. Census Bureau Thom File, a sociologist in the U.S. Census Bureau’s Education and Social Stratification Statistics Branch, discusses national statistics about historical trends of voters in congressional elections and voting patterns by age, race and Hispanic origin.
Who Votes? Congressional Elections and the American Electorate: 1978–2014 (PDF) Source: U.S. Census Bureau This report’s first section, “Historical Turnout in Congressional Elections, 1978–2014,” presents reported turnout rates, both overall and by race, Hispanic origin, and age, for each congressional election year from 1978 to the most recent election held in 2014.3 The second section, […]