National and state turnout rates for the voting-eligible population (VEP) and voting age population (VAP) for the 1980-present November general elections. Also, national turnout rates for presidential and midterm general elections, 1787-2012. Data in Excel format. Some years have primary figures as well. Compiled by Prof. Michael McDonald of the University of Florida.
Comprehensive turnout statistics for general and primary elections for presidential, congressional, and state gubernatorial races. Extensive tables provide state level figures (including partisan turnout) grouped by office or election type in 20 year chunks. Also includes chronologies of major events and election law changes affecting turnout. Data in Excel or .csv.
November supplement of the Current Population Survey (CPS) provides results on reported voting and registration in presidential and congressional elections broken down by various demographic and socioeconomic characteristics down to the state level. Does not include reported partisan vote. Detailed tables in Excel or .csv, including historical time series from 1960s–. Data extracts from the VRS can also be made through IPUMS-CPS (1994–).
A major work on the electoral history of African American voters from the Colonial era to the present. Includes both essays analyzing data collections and historical context as well as numerous tables on African American voting, registration, turnout, and other measures both nationally and in various states. Tables in Excel or .csv.
Includes aggregated presidential general and primary election data at the state and county level, including voter turnout aggregated data at the county level. Some content is restricted to members only. Note: Democrats are represented in red and Republicans in blue contrary to the more recent practice.