Congressional Member’s Report Card

Congressional Member’s Report Card

Political Report Cards

Perspective

VOTING AGE POPULATION PERCENTAGE

  • Despite the big bump in turnout in 2020 Election , the U.S. still lags behind most of its developed-nation peers when it comes to electoral participation.
  • Out of 35 members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development for which estimates of voting-age population in the most recent national election were available, U.S. turnout ranked an underwhelming 24th.
  • Voting Age Population (VAP) turnout puts the U.S. behind most of its peers in the OECD. Looking at the most recent nationwide election in each OECD nation, U.S. placed 24th out of 35 nations for which data is available.The highest turnout rates among OECD nations is Turkey (89% of voting-age population) , Sweden ( 82.1%), Australia (80.8%), and Belgium (77.9%).
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VOTING AGE POPULATION PERCENTAGE

VOTER TURNOUT