Voter Turnout


voter turnout chart 1

  • Voter turnout in the 2012 November election was between 69 percent and 79 percent in MN, Chisago County and Washington County.
  • Voter turnout in the 2012 November election was between 62 percent and 74 percent in WI, Pierce County, Polk County, and St. Croix County.
  • 2012 voter turnout in Washington and Chisago Counties was higher than the MN state average. Turnout in St. Croix County was above the WI state average in 2012.   

Source: MN data from Minnesota Compass calculations by Wilder Research. WI data from calculations by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

voter turnout chart 2 

  • Voter turnout peaks during presidential elections.
  • November election voter turnout often is higher in St. Croix Valley Counties than their respective state averages.  

Source: MN data from calculations by Wilder Research for Minnesota Compass. WI data from the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism and the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

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