[ tˈɜːnˈa͡ʊt], [ tˈɜːnˈaʊt], [ t_ˈɜː_n_ˈaʊ_t]
Related words: turnout, turn-out rates, voter turnout, voter turnout for democrats, voter turnout for republicans, who voted for trump, voter turnout statistics, democratic voter turnout, republican voter turnout
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When it comes to the United States election, turnout is a key topic of discussion. Turnout can be broken down into two components: voting- turnout and nonvoting- turnout. Voting- turnout is simply the percentage of eligible citizens who cast a ballot. Nonvoting- turnout is the percentage of eligible citizens who did not cast a ballot.
In the 2016 Presidential election, voting- turnout was 74.2 percent. This is up from 71.4 percent in 2012. However, nonvoting- turnout was still a problem. This year, it was estimated that about 28 percent of eligible citizens did not vote.
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