Voter turnout is an important measure of the participation in and access to elections within a given state. MAP relied on research and data from the MIT Election Data + Science Lab’s Election Performance Index
for this map.
Voter turnout in 2020 above 73%
Voter turnout in 2020 66%-73%
Voter turnout in 2020 below 66%
(21 states + D.C.)
Movement Advancement Project. "Voter Turnout Percentage." https://www.mapresearch.org/democracy-maps/voter_turnout_percentage. Accessed 09/27/2023.
Breakdown by Population
*Note: These percentages reflect the voting-eligible population, as reported by the United States Election Project.
20 % of population lives in states where voter turnout in 2020 was above 73%
44 % of population lives in states where voter turnout in 2020 was between 66%-73%
36 % of population lives in states where voter turnout in 2020 was below 66%