Voter Turnout in Primary Elections (even)

Election DateNumber Registered ElectorsNumber of Electors VotingTurnout Percentage
March 15, 2016 7,563,184 3,302,832 43.66%
May 6, 2014 7,715,103 1,307,351 16.95%
March 6, 2012 7,722,180 1,970,753 25.52%
May 4, 2010 8,013,558 1,814,244 22.64%
March 4, 2008 7,826,480 3,603,523 46.04%
May 2, 2006 7,685,088 1,866,091 24.28%
March 2, 2004 7,204,856 2,365,969 32.84%
May 7, 2002 7,058,067 1,365,753 19.40%
March 7, 2000 7,229,511 2,526,590

34.90%

May 3, 1998 7,006,556 1,991,002 28.00%
March 19, 1996 6,614,085 1,953,639 29.53%
May 3, 1994 6,065,867 2,001,736 33.00%
May 8, 1990 5,944,658 1,842,844 31.00%
May 6, 1986 6,031,329 1,628,459 27.00%
June 8, 1982   1,942,068  
June 6, 1978*   1,475,221  
May 7, 1974   1,822,909  
May 5, 1970   2,030,263  
May 3, 1966   1,414,386  
May 8, 1962   1,328,563