In both Iowa, home of the first-in-the-nation political party caucus,
and New Hampshire, home of the first-in-the-nation party primary, 67
percent of citizens voted in the 2000 presidential election.
In 2000, the highest voting rates were found in the District of
Columbia, Maine, Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin, each at or
near 70 percent.
Only 70 percent of American citizens registered to vote in 2000,
compared with 71 percent registered in 1996.
60 Percentage of eligible voters cast their ballots in the November
2000 presidential election.
111 million people voted in the 2000 presidential election, short of
the 114 million set in the 1992 presidential election.
86 percent of registered voters cast ballots in the 2000 presidential
election, slightly higher percentage than those who cast ballots in
61 percent of eligible women voters, and 58 percent of eligible men
voted in the 2000 presidential election.
72 percent of citizens ages 65 to 74 voted in the 2000 presidential
election. This age group has the highest voting participation of any
21 percent of individuals who were registered to vote in 2000 that did
not actually vote. I guess they didn't feel presidential politics was
These figures show that ANY CANDIDATE that can rally national support
and get people to the voting booths could become President of the
For the record, George Washington won his presidential bid with 69
electorial votes. No wonder 69 is a lucky number.
Political Campaigns | Presidential Election
ANYONE CAN CHANGE THE FACE OF POLITICS AND THE FOCUS OF CAMPAIGN
ISSUES. SEE http://www.prweb.com/releases/2004/2/prweb106137.htm