Data By Topic People & Society Democracy & Society Elections

Voting-age population during elections

This is the total population of US residents aged 18 or older as measured during each election season. It includes people who are ineligible to vote for reasons unrelated to age, such as non-citizens and felons in certain states.

In 2020, the total voting-aged population in the US was 252,274,000 people, an increase of 1% or 2,526,000 people from the most recent election period in 2018.

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