Voter Turnout in Presidential Election Years

Ohio ElectionNumber of Registered ElectorsNumber of Electors VotingTurnout Percentage
November 8, 2016 7,861,025 5,607,641 71.33%
November 6, 2012
7,987,203
5,633,246
70.53%
November 4, 2008
8,291,239
5,773,387
69.63%
November 2, 2004
7,972,826
5,722,443
71.77%
November 7, 2000
7,531,555
4,800,009
63.73%
November 5, 1996
6,879,687
4,638,108
67.83%
November 3, 1992
6,536,936
5,043,094
77.15%
November 8, 1988
6,275,638
4,505,264
71.79%
November 6, 1984
6,332,454
4,664,223
73.65%
November 4, 1980*
5,962,864
4,378,937
73.87%
November 2, 1976  
4,194,557
 
November 7, 1972  
4,219,645
 
November 5, 1968  
4,010,480
 
November 3, 1964  
4,034,494
 
November 8, 1960  
4,208,811
 
November 6, 1956  
3,761,322
 
November 4, 1952  
3,749,828
 
November 2, 1948  
3,138,463
 
November 7, 1944  
3,212,270
 
November 5, 1940  
3,376,239
 

*Ohio required full registration of electors beginning in 1977, therefore 1980 was the first presidential election year that turnout percentages of registrants were possible.