01/17/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

2008 Voter Turnout Report: Lots And Lots More Democrats

Curtis Gans of the Center for the Study of the American Electorate has issued his final report on turnout in the 2008 election. Among his findings:

In all, 131,257,542 Americans voted for president in 2008, nine million more than cast their ballots in 2004* (against only a 6.5 million increase in eligible population).

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