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Voter turnout higher in swing states than elsewhere

Here's one more way swing states stand out: Their citizens are more likely to vote. That may not be surprising given, in this year's presidential campaign, the battleground states were deluged by TV ads and targeted for sophisticated get-out-the-vote operations. After all that, 10 key swing states had significantly higher turnout than the rest of the USA, an analysis of data by the non-partisan Center for the Study of the American Electorate shows.


Gallup: Voter turnout could be lower than 2004, 2008

Gallup suggests voter turnout for the presidential election will be lower than in 2004 and 2008. In polling taken before superstorm Sandy hit, Gallup says registered voters were giving less thought to the election and saying they were less likely to vote in the contest between President Obama and Mitt Romney.


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