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Voter Turnout in General Elections

Ohio ElectionNumber of Registered ElectorsNumber of Electors VotingTurnout Percentage
November 6, 2012
7,987,203
5,633,246
70.53%
November 8, 2011 7,709,478 3,628,342 47.06%
November 2, 2010 8,037,806 3,956,028 49.22%
November 3, 2009
8,041,612
3,292,374
44.64%
November 4, 2008
8,287,665
5,773,777
69.97%
November 6, 2007 7,772,654 2,408,070 30.98%
November 7, 2006 7,860,052 4,184,072 53.23%
November 8, 2005 7,684,320 3,093,968 40.26%
November 2, 2004 7,972,8265,722,44371.77%
November 4, 2003 7,138,9322,614,35436.62%
November 5, 2002 7,113,8263,356,25847.81%
November 6, 2001 7,153,7962,574,91535.99%
November 7, 2000 7,531,5554,800,00963.73%
November 7, 1999 7,146,9852,467,73634.53%
November 3, 1998 7,096,4233,534,78249.81%
November 3, 1997 7,022,8663,128,44644.54%
November 5, 1996 6,879,6874,638,10867.41%
November 7, 1995 6,416,1332,774,30043.35%
November 8, 1994 6,231,7243,570,39157.29%
November 2, 1993 6,204,1032,815,56745.38%
November 3, 1992 6,536,9365,043,09477.14%
November 5, 1991 5,820,1332,983,56551.26%
November 6, 1990 5,912,7463,620,46961.23%
November 7, 1989 5,830,7572,840,92648.7%
November 8, 1988 6,275,6384,505,28471.79%
November 3, 1987 5,822,1892,759,27647.39%
November 4, 1986 5,996,4303,261,87054.40%
November 5, 1985 6,082,9802,564,62342.16%
November 6, 1984 6,332,4544,664,22373.66%
November 8, 1983 5,828,0043,499,35460.04%
November 2, 1982 5,694,7753,551,99562.37%
November 3, 1981 5,640,5442,906,82451.53%
November 4, 1980 5,962,8644,378,93773.88%
November 6, 1979 5,402,7222,964,92454.88%
November 7, 1978* 5,181,9103,017,70058.24%
November 8, 1977 3,402,150 
November 2, 1976 4,194,557 
November 5, 1974 3,151,406 
November 7, 1972 4,219,645 
November 3, 1970 3,276,231 
November 5, 1968 4,010,480 
November 8, 1966 2,960,147 
November 3, 1964 4,034,494 
November 6, 1962 3,210,972 
November 8, 1960 4,208,811 
November 4, 1958 3,395,910 
November 6, 1956 3,761,322 
November 2, 1954 2,663,509 
November 4, 1952 3,749,828 
November 7, 1950 2,987,424 
November 2, 1948 3,138,463 
November 5, 1946 2,343,862 
November 7, 1944 3,212,270 
November 3, 1942 1,829,827 
November 5, 1940 3,376,239 

*Ohio required full registration of electors beginning in 1977, therefore 1978 was the first general election year that turnout percentages of registrants were possible.

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