Turnout this year was the highest in more than 100 years

64.1 %

Voting age population

80%

JFK & Obama elected with high turnouts

70

60

15th Amendment grants non-white men the right to vote

50

40

30

Nineteenth Amendment grants women the right to vote

20

10

0

1800

1850

1900

1950

2000

80% of voting age population

64.1%

JFK & Obama elected with high turnouts

70

60

15th Amendment grants non-white men the right to vote

50

40

Nineteenth Amendment grants women the right to vote

30

20

10

0

1800

1850

1900

1950

2000