Voter turnout and registration in Texas

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This page summarizes voter turnout and registration data in Texas from 1970 to 2010.[1]
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Gubernatorial Election (November)

Figure 1: Pie represents total voting age population. Green represents percentage of voting age population that voted. Blue represents those who did not vote.
2010 - November (Gubernatorial)
Registered Voters 13,269,233
Voting Age Population (VAP) 18,789,238
Percentage of VAP Registered 71
Turnout 4,979,870
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 38
Percent of Turnout to VAP 21*

Gubernatorial Republican Primary Election (March)

2010 - Primary, March (Gubernatorial) Republican Republican Party
Registered Voters 13,023,358
Voting Age Population (VAP) 18,789,238
Percentage of VAP Registered 69.31
Turnout 1,484,542
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 11.4
Percent of Turnout to VAP 8

Gubernatorial Democratic Primary Election (March)

2010 - Primary, March (Gubernatorial) Democratic Democratic Party
Registered Voters 13,023,358
Voting Age Population (VAP) 18,789,238
Percentage of VAP Registered 69.31
Turnout 680,548
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 5.2
Percent of Turnout to VAP 3.6

2009 - November (Constitutional)
Registered Voters 12,952,562
Voting Age Population (VAP) 18,362,951
Percentage of VAP Registered 70.53
Turnout 1,058,986
Percent of Turnout to Registered 8.18
Percent of Turnout to VAP 5.77

Presidential Election (November)

2008 - November (Presidential)
Registered Voters 13,575,062
Voting Age Population (VAP) 17,735,442
Percentage of VAP Registered 76.54
Turnout 8,077,795
Percent of Turnout to Registered 59.5
Percent of Turnout to VAP 45.55

Presidential Republican Primary Election (March)

2008 - Primary, March (Presidential) Republican
Registered Voters 12,752,417
Voting Age Population (VAP) 17,735,442
Percentage of VAP Registered 71.9
Turnout 1,362,322
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 10.68
Percent of Turnout to VAP 7.68

Presidential Democratic Primary Election (March)

2008 - Primary, March (Presidential) Democratic
Registered Voters 12,752,417
Voting Age Population (VAP) 17,735,442
Percentage of VAP Registered 71.9
Turnout 2,874,986
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 22.54
Percent of Turnout to VAP 16.21

2007 - Special, November (Constitutional)
Registered Voters 12,587,501
Voting Age Population (VAP) 17,352,424
Percentage of VAP Registered 72.54
Turnout 1,096,410
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 8.71
Percent of Turnout to VAP 6.31

Gubernatorial Election (November)

2006 - November (Gubernatorial)
Registered Voters 13,074,279
Voting Age Population (VAP) 16,636,742
Percentage of VAP Registered 78.58
Turnout 4,399,068
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 33.64
Percent of Turnout to VAP 26.44

Gubernatorial Republican Primary Election (March)

2006 - Primary, March (Gubernatorial) Republican Republican Party
Registered Voters 12,722,671
Voting Age Population (VAP) 16,636,742
Percentage of VAP Registered 76.47
Turnout 655,919
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 5.15
Percent of Turnout to VAP 3.94

Gubernatorial Democratic Primary Election (March)

2006 - Primary, March (Gubernatorial) Democratic Democratic Party
Registered Voters 12,722,671
Voting Age Population (VAP) 16,636,742
Percentage of VAP Registered 76.47
Turnout 508,602
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 3.99
Percent of Turnout to VAP 3.05

Special Constitutional Election (November)

2005 - Special, November (Constitutional)
Registered Voters 12,577,545
Voting Age Population (VAP) 16,351,396
Percentage of VAP Registered 76.92
Turnout 2,260,695
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 17.97
Percent of Turnout to VAP 13.82

2004 - General, November (Presidential)
Registered Voters 13,098,329
Voting Age Population (VAP) 16,071,153
Percentage of VAP Registered 81.5
Turnout 7,410,765
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 56.57
Percent of Turnout to VAP 46.11
2004 - Primary, March (Presidential) Republican Republican Party
Registered Voters 12,264,663
Voting Age Population (VAP) 16,071,153
Percentage of VAP Registered 76.31
Turnout 687,615
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 5.6
Percent of Turnout to VAP 4.27
2004 - Primary, March (Presidential) Democratic Democratic Party
Registered Voters 12,264,663
Voting Age Population (VAP) 16,071,153
Percentage of VAP Registered 76.3
Turnout 839,231
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 6.84
Percent of Turnout to VAP 5.22

Special Constitutional Election (November)

2003 - Special, September (Constitutional)
Registered Voters 12,041,793
Voting Age Population (VAP) 15,790,838
Percentage of VAP Registered 76.25
Turnout 1,470,443
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 12.21
Percent of Turnout to VAP 9.31

2002 - General, November (Gubernatorial)
Registered Voters 12,563,459
Voting Age Population (VAP) 15,514,289
Percentage of VAP Registered 80.97
Turnout 4,553,979
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 36.24
Percent of Turnout to VAP 29.35
2002 - Primary, March (Gubernatorial) Republican Republican Party
Registered Voters 12,218,164
Voting Age Population (VAP) 15,514,289
Percentage of VAP Registered 78.75
Turnout 622,423
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 5.09
Percent of Turnout to VAP 4.01
2002 - Primary, March (Gubernatorial) Democratic Democratic Party
Registered Voters 12,218,164
Voting Age Population (VAP) 15,514,289
Percentage of VAP Registered 78.75
Turnout 1,003,388
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 8.21
Percent of Turnout to VAP 6.46

2001 - Special, November (Constitutional)
Registered Voters 12,066,242
Voting Age Population (VAP) 14,965,061
Percentage of VAP Registered 80.62
Turnout 834,846
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 6.91
Percent of Turnout to VAP 5.57


2000 - General
Registered Voters 12,365,235
Voting Age Population (VAP) 14,479,609
Percentage of VAP Registered 85.39
Turnout 6,407,637
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 51.81
Percent of Turnout to VAP 44.25
2000 - Primary Runoff Republican Republican Party
Registered Voters 11,612,761
Voting Age Population (VAP) 14,479,609
Percentage of VAP Registered 80.2
Turnout 224,472
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 1.93
Percent of Turnout to VAP 1.55
2000 - Primary, March (Presidential) Democratic Democratic Party
Registered Voters 11,612,761
Voting Age Population (VAP) 14,479,609
Percentage of VAP Registered 80.2
Turnout 786,890
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 6.78
Percent of Turnout to VAP 5.43

1999 - Special, November (Constitutional)
Registered Voters 11,405,562
Voting Age Population (VAP) 14,284,092
Percentage of VAP Registered 79.85
Turnout 956,303
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 8.38
Percent of Turnout to VAP 6.69

1998 - November General
Registered Voters 11,538,235
Voting Age Population (VAP) 14,088,872
Percentage of VAP Registered 81.9
Turnout 3,738,078
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 32.4
Percent of Turnout to VAP 26.53
1998 - Primary, March (Gubernatorial) Republican Republican Party
Registered Voters 11,159,845
Voting Age Population (VAP) 14,088,872
Percentage of VAP Registered 79.21
Turnout 596,839
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 5.35
Percent of Turnout to VAP 4.24
1998 - Primary, March (Gubernatorial) Democratic Democratic Party
Registered Voters 11,159,845
Voting Age Population (VAP) 14,088,872
Percentage of VAP Registered 79.21
Turnout 664,532
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 5.95
Percent of Turnout to VAP 4.72

1997 - Special, August (Constitutional)
Registered Voters 10,648,846
Voting Age Population (VAP) 13,893,465
Percentage of VAP Registered 76.65
Turnout 739,141
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 6.94
Percent of Turnout to VAP 5.32
1997 - Special, November (Constitutional)
Registered Voters 11,066,181
Voting Age Population (VAP) 13,893,465
Percentage of VAP Registered 79.65
Turnout 1,173,313
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 10.6
Percent of Turnout to VAP 8.45

1996 - November General
Registered Voters 10,540,678
Voting Age Population (VAP) 13,698,284
Percentage of VAP Registered 76.95
Turnout 5,611,644
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 53.24
Percent of Turnout to VAP 40.97
1996 - Primary, March (Presidential) Republican Republican Party
Registered Voters 9,698,506
Voting Age Population (VAP) 13,698,284
Percentage of VAP Registered 70.8
Turnout 1,019,803
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 10.52
Percent of Turnout to VAP 7.44
1996 - Primary, March (Presidential) Democratic Democratic Party
Registered Voters 9,698,506
Voting Age Population (VAP) 13,698,284
Percentage of VAP Registered 70.8
Turnout 921,256
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 9.5
Percent of Turnout to VAP 6.73
1996 - Primary Runoff Republican Republican Party
Registered Voters 9,698,506
Voting Age Population (VAP) 13,698,284
Percentage of VAP Registered 70.8
Turnout 234,029
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 2.41
Percent of Turnout to VAP 1.71
1996 - Primary Runoff Democratic Democratic Party
Registered Voters 9,698,506
Voting Age Population (VAP) 13,698,284
Percentage of VAP Registered 70.8
Turnout 481,856
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 4.97
Percent of Turnout to VAP 3.52


1995 - November (Constitutional)
Registered Voters 9,401,119
Voting Age Population (VAP) 13,320,323
Percentage of VAP Registered 70.58
Turnout 739,335
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 7.86
Percent of Turnout to VAP 5.55

1994 - General Election November
Registered Voters 8,641,848
Voting Age Population (VAP) 13,075,135
Percentage of VAP Registered 66.09
Turnout 4,396,242
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 50.87
Percent of Turnout to VAP 33.62
1994 - Primary, March (Gubernatorial) Republican Republican Party
Registered Voters 9,041,906
Voting Age Population (VAP) 13,075,135
Percentage of VAP Registered 69.15
Turnout 557,340
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 6.16
Percent of Turnout to VAP 4.26
1994 - Primary, March (Gubernatorial) Democratic Democratic Party
Registered Voters 9,041,906
Voting Age Population (VAP) 13,075,135
Percentage of VAP Registered 69.15
Turnout 1,036,944
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 11.47
Percent of Turnout to VAP 7.93
1994 - Primary Runoff Republican Republican Party
Registered Voters 9,041,906
Voting Age Population (VAP) 13,075,135
Percentage of VAP Registered 69.15
Turnout 201,439
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 2.23
Percent of Turnout to VAP 1.54
1994 - Primary Runoff Democratic Democratic Party
Registered Voters 9,041,906
Voting Age Population (VAP) 13,075,135
Percentage of VAP Registered 69.15
Turnout 746,641
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 8.26
Percent of Turnout to VAP 5.71

1993 - Special, May (Senatorial)
Registered Voters 8,555,749
Voting Age Population (VAP) 13,111,971
Percentage of VAP Registered 65.25
Turnout 2,061,796
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 24.1
Percent of Turnout to VAP 15.72
1993 - Runoff Special, June (Senatorial)
Registered Voters 8,555,749
Voting Age Population (VAP) 13,111,971
Percentage of VAP Registered 65.25
Turnout 1,765,254
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 20.63
Percent of Turnout to VAP 13.46
1993 - November (Constitutional Amendment)
Registered Voters 8,869,159
Voting Age Population (VAP) 13,111,971
Percentage of VAP Registered 67.64
Turnout 1,116,875
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 12.59
Percent of Turnout to VAP 8.52

1992 - General Election, November
Registered Voters 8,439,874
Voting Age Population (VAP) 12,916,937
Percentage of VAP Registered 65.34
Turnout 6,154,018
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 72.92
Percent of Turnout to VAP 47.64
1992 - Primary, March (Presidential) Republican Republican Party
Registered Voters 7,986,219
Voting Age Population (VAP) 12,916,937
Percentage of VAP Registered 61.83
Turnout 797,146
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 9.98
Percent of Turnout to VAP 6.17
1992 - Primary, March (Presidential) Democratic Democratic Party
Registered Voters 7,986,219
Voting Age Population (VAP) 12,916,937
Percentage of VAP Registered 61.83
Turnout 1,482,075
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 18.56
Percent of Turnout to VAP 11.47

1991 - November (Constitutional Amendment)
Registered Voters 7,829,350
Voting Age Population (VAP) 12,721,331
Percentage of VAP Registered 61.55
Turnout 2,055,148
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 26.25
Percent of Turnout to VAP 16.16

1990 - General Election, November '
Registered Voters 7,701,449
Voting Age Population (VAP) 12,526,224
Percentage of VAP Registered 61.48
Turnout 3,892,746
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 50.55
Percent of Turnout to VAP 31.08
1990 - Primary, March (Gubernatorial) Republican '
Registered Voters 8,285,307
Voting Age Population (VAP) 12,526,224
Percentage of VAP Registered 66.14
Turnout 855,231
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 10.32
Percent of Turnout to VAP 6.83
1990 - Primary, March (Gubernatorial) Democratic '
Registered Voters 8,285,307
Voting Age Population (VAP) 12,526,224
Percentage of VAP Registered 66.14
Turnout 1,487,260
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 17.95
Percent of Turnout to VAP 11.87

1989 - November (Constitutional Amendment) '
Registered Voters 8,192,240
Voting Age Population (VAP) 12,395,782
Percentage of VAP Registered 66.09
Turnout 1,157,121
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 14.12
Percent of Turnout to VAP 9.33

1988 - General Election, November '
Registered Voters 8,201,856
Voting Age Population (VAP) 12,239,280
Percentage of VAP Registered 67.01
Turnout 5,427,410
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 66.17
Percent of Turnout to VAP 44.34
1988 - Primary, March (Presidential) Republican '
Registered Voters 7,757,502
Voting Age Population (VAP) 12,239,280
Percentage of VAP Registered 63.38
Turnout 1,014,956
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 13.08
Percent of Turnout to VAP 8.29
1988 - Primary, March (Presidential) Democratic '
Registered Voters 7,757,502
Voting Age Population (VAP) 12,239,280
Percentage of VAP Registered 63.38
Turnout 1,767,045
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 22.78
Percent of Turnout to VAP 14.44

1987 - November (Constitutional Amendment Election) '
Registered Voters 7,340,638
Voting Age Population (VAP) 12,056,634
Percentage of VAP Registered 60.88
Turnout 2,243,239
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 30.56
Percent of Turnout to VAP 18.61

1986 - General Election, November '
Registered Voters 7,287,173
Voting Age Population (VAP) 11,847,825
Percentage of VAP Registered 61.51
Turnout 3,441,460
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 47.23
Percent of Turnout to VAP 29.05
1986 - Primary, May (Gubernatorial) Republican '
Registered Voters 7,951,368
Voting Age Population (VAP) 11,847,825
Percentage of VAP Registered 67.11
Turnout 544,719
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 6.85
Percent of Turnout to VAP 4.6
1986 - Primary, May (Gubernatorial) Democratic '
Registered Voters 7,951,368
Voting Age Population (VAP) 11,847,825
Percentage of VAP Registered 67.11
Turnout 1,096,552
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 13.79
Percent of Turnout to VAP 9.26

1985 - November (Constitutional Amendment Election) '
Registered Voters 7,942,831
Voting Age Population (VAP) 11,613,066
Percentage of VAP Registered 68.4
Turnout 956,909
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 12.05
Percent of Turnout to VAP 8.24

1984 - General Election, NOVEMBER '
Registered Voters 7,900,167
Voting Age Population (VAP) 11,352,126
Percentage of VAP Registered 69.59
Turnout 5,397,571
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 68.32
Percent of Turnout to VAP 47.55
1984 - Primary, May (Presidential) Republican Republican Party
Registered Voters 6,859,334
Voting Age Population (VAP) 11,352,126
Percentage of VAP Registered 60.42
Turnout 336,814
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 4.91
Percent of Turnout to VAP 2.97
1984 - Primary, May (Presidential) Democratic Democratic Party
Registered Voters 6,859,334
Voting Age Population (VAP) 11,352,126
Percentage of VAP Registered 60.42
Turnout 1,463,449
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 21.34
Percent of Turnout to VAP 12.89

1983 - November (Constitutional Amendment Election) '
Registered Voters 6,511,134
Voting Age Population (VAP) 11,065,220
Percentage of VAP Registered 58.84
Turnout 765,045
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 11.75
Percent of Turnout to VAP 6.91

1982 - Primary, May (Gubernatorial) Republican '
Registered Voters 6,093,632
Voting Age Population (VAP) 10,699,706
Percentage of VAP Registered 56.95
Turnout 265,794
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 4.36
Percent of Turnout to VAP 2.48
1982 - Primary, May (Gubernatorial) Democratic '
Registered Voters 6,093,632
Voting Age Population (VAP) 10,699,706
Percentage of VAP Registered 56.95
Turnout 1,318,663
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 21.64
Percent of Turnout to VAP 12.32
1982 - General Election, November '
Registered Voters 6,414,988
Voting Age Population (VAP) 10,699,706
Percentage of VAP Registered 59.95
Turnout 3,191,091
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 49.74
Percent of Turnout to VAP 29.82

1981 - November (Constitutional Amendment Election) '
Registered Voters 6,629,092
Voting Age Population (VAP) 10,308,552
Percentage of VAP Registered 64.31
Turnout 832,266
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 12.55
Percent of Turnout to VAP 8.07

1980 - Primary, May (Presidential) Republican Republican Party
Registered Voters 5,367,973
Voting Age Population (VAP) 9,971,392
Percentage of VAP Registered 53.83
Turnout 526,769
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 9.81
Percent of Turnout to VAP 5.28
1980 - Primary, May (Presidential) Democratic Democratic Party
Registered Voters 5,367,973
Voting Age Population (VAP) 9,971,392
Percentage of VAP Registered 53.83
Turnout 1,377,767
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 25.67
Percent of Turnout to VAP 13.82
1980 - General Election, November
Registered Voters 6,639,661
Voting Age Population (VAP) 9,971,392
Percentage of VAP Registered 66.59
Turnout 4,541,637
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 68.4
Percent of Turnout to VAP 45.55

1979 - November (Constitutional Amendment Election) '
Registered Voters 5,700,828
Voting Age Population (VAP) 9,643,927
Percentage of VAP Registered 59.11
Turnout 444,377
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 7.79
Percent of Turnout to VAP 4.61

1978 - General Election, November '
Registered Voters 5,681,875
Voting Age Population (VAP) 9,371,178
Percentage of VAP Registered 60.63
Turnout 2,369,764
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 41.71
Percent of Turnout to VAP 25.29
1978 - Primary, May (Gubernatorial) Republican Republican Party
Registered Voters 5,069,267
Voting Age Population (VAP) 9,371,178
Percentage of VAP Registered 54.09
Turnout 158,403
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 3.12
Percent of Turnout to VAP 1.69
1978 - Primary, May (Gubernatorial) Democratic Democratic Party
Registered Voters 5,069,267
Voting Age Population (VAP) 9,371,178
Percentage of VAP Registered 54.09
Turnout 1,812,896
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 35.76
Percent of Turnout to VAP 19.35

1977 - November (Constitutional Amendment Election) '
Registered Voters 5,924,891
Voting Age Population (VAP) 9,097,491
Percentage of VAP Registered 65.13
Turnout 565,516
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 9.54
Percent of Turnout to VAP 6.22

1976 - General Election, November
Registered Voters 6,281,149
Voting Age Population (VAP) 8,824,677
Percentage of VAP Registered 71.18
Turnout 4,071,884
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 64.83
Percent of Turnout to VAP 46.14
1976 - Primary, May (Presidential) Republican Republican Party
Registered Voters 5,370,593
Voting Age Population (VAP) 8,824,677
Percentage of VAP Registered 60.86
Turnout 356,307
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 6.63
Percent of Turnout to VAP 4.04
1976 - Primary, May (Presidential) Democratic Democratic Party
Registered Voters 5,370,593
Voting Age Population (VAP) 8,824,677
Percentage of VAP Registered 60.86
Turnout 1,529,168
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 28.47
Percent of Turnout to VAP 17.33

1974 - Primary, May (Gubernatorial) Republican '
Registered Voters 5,348,393*
Voting Age Population (VAP) 8,278,089
Percentage of VAP Registered 64.61
Turnout 69,101
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 1.29
Percent of Turnout to VAP 0.83

1972 - General Election, November '
Registered Voters 3,872,462*
Voting Age Population (VAP) 7,731,571
Percentage of VAP Registered 67.42
Turnout 3,471,281
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 66.59
Percent of Turnout to VAP 44.9
1972 - Primary, May (Presidential/Gubernatorial) Rep '
Registered Voters 3,872,462*
Voting Age Population (VAP) 7,731,571
Percentage of VAP Registered 50.09
Turnout 114,007
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 2.94
Percent of Turnout to VAP 1.47
1972 - Primary, May (Presidential/Gubernatorial) Dem '
Registered Voters 3,872,462*
Voting Age Population (VAP) 7,731,571
Percentage of VAP Registered 50.09
Turnout 2,192,903
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 56.63
Percent of Turnout to VAP 28.36

1970 - General Election, November '
Registered Voters 4,149,250*
Voting Age Population (VAP) 7,185,274
Percentage of VAP Registered 57.75
Turnout 2,235,847
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 53.89
Percent of Turnout to VAP 31.12
1970 - Primary, May (Gubernatorial) Republican '
Registered Voters 4,149,250*
Voting Age Population (VAP) 7,185,274
Percentage of VAP Registered 57.75
Turnout 109,021
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 2.63
Percent of Turnout to VAP 1.52
1970 - Primary, May (Gubernatorial) Democratic '
Registered Voters 4,149,250*
Voting Age Population (VAP) 7,185,274
Percentage of VAP Registered 57.75
Turnout 1,011,300
Percent of Turnout to Registered Voters 24.37
Percent of Turnout to VAP 14.07

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