Voter Turnout in General Elections

Ohio ElectionNumber of Registered ElectorsNumber of Electors VotingTurnout Percentage
November 8, 2016 7,861,025 5,607,641 71.33%
November 3, 2015 7,529,667 3,255,537 43.24%
November 4, 2014 7,748,201 3,149,876 40.65%
November 5, 2013 7,702,189 2,077,619 26.97%
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 7,972,826 5,722,443 71.77%
November 4, 2003 7,138,932 2,614,354 36.62%
November 5, 2002 7,113,826 3,356,258 47.81%
November 6, 2001 7,153,796 2,574,915 35.99%
November 7, 2000 7,531,555 4,800,009 63.73%
November 7, 1999 7,146,985 2,467,736 34.53%
November 3, 1998 7,096,423 3,534,782 49.81%
November 3, 1997 7,022,866 3,128,446 44.54%
November 5, 1996 6,879,687 4,638,108 67.41%
November 7, 1995 6,416,133 2,774,300 43.35%
November 8, 1994 6,231,724 3,570,391 57.29%
November 2, 1993 6,204,103 2,815,567 45.38%
November 3, 1992 6,536,936 5,043,094 77.14%
November 5, 1991 5,820,133 2,983,565 51.26%
November 6, 1990 5,912,746 3,620,469 61.23%
November 7, 1989 5,830,757 2,840,926 48.7%
November 8, 1988 6,275,638 4,505,284 71.79%
November 3, 1987 5,822,189 2,759,276 47.39%
November 4, 1986 5,996,430 3,261,870 54.40%
November 5, 1985 6,082,980 2,564,623 42.16%
November 6, 1984 6,332,454 4,664,223 73.66%
November 8, 1983 5,828,004 3,499,354 60.04%
November 2, 1982 5,694,775 3,551,995 62.37%
November 3, 1981 5,640,544 2,906,824 51.53%
November 4, 1980 5,962,864 4,378,937 73.88%
November 6, 1979 5,402,722 2,964,924 54.88%
November 7, 1978* 5,181,910 3,017,700 58.24%
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.