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Election Data

Turnout History

Suburban Cook County Registration and Voter Turnout  1990 - 2016

Primary Elections

 Year  Registered Voters Ballots Cast Percent Turnout
1990 1,248,996 377,715 30.2%
1992* 1,185,460 476,517 40.2%
1994 1,270,171 355,620 28.0%
1996* 1,216,588 309,772 25.5%
1998 1,348,524 322,970 23.9%
2000* 1,219,409 282,041 23.1%
2002 1,313,943 438,844 33.4%
2004* 1,295,632 406,115 31.3%
2006 1,383,846 345,970 25.0%
2008* 1,350,580 585,449 43.3% 
2010 1,439,415 367,688 25.5%
2012* 1,394,649 329,537 23.6%
2014 1,451,593 232,088 16.0%
2016* 1,443,261 701,525 48.6%

   * Presidential years

General Elections

Year  Registered Voters Ballots Cast Percent Turnout
1990 1,245,107 657,674 52.8%
1992* 1,399,886 1,062,229 75.9%
1994 1,272,630 632,598 49.7%
1996* 1,328,808 872,447 65.7%
1998 1,262,137 680,917 53.9%
2000* 1,308,940 954,769 72.9%
2002 1,365,947 697,872 51.1%
2004* 1,378,159 1,024,867 74.3%
2006 1,349,371 680,696 49.7%
2008* 1,436,210 1,056,242 73.5% 
2010 1,370,186 719,090 52.5%
2012* 1,416,811 1,001,693 70.7%
2014 1,398,724 696,403 49.8%
2016* 1,512,190 1,089,840 72.1%

   * Presidential years

Turnout - Primary v. General

Year  Primary General Difference
1990 30.2% 52.8% 22.6%
1992* 40.2% 75.9% 35.7%
1994 28.0% 49.7% 21.7%
1996* 25.5% 65.7% 40.2%
1998 23.9% 53.9% 30.0%
2000* 23.1% 72.9% 49.8%
2002 33.4% 51.1% 17.7%
2004* 31.3% 74.3% 43.0%
2006 25.0% 49.7% 24.7%
2008* 43.3% 73.5% 30.2% 
2010 25.5% 52.5% 27.0%
2012* 23.6% 70.7% 47.1%
2014 16.0% 49.8% 33.8%
2016* 46.8% 72.1% 25.3%

   * Presidential years

Turnout in Consolidated Elections 1999-2015

 Year Registered Voters Ballots Cast Percent Turnout
1999  1,334,905 263,452 19.7%
2001 1,302,197  377,595 29.0%
2003 1,321,089 300,484 22.7%
2005 1,418,280 382,587 27.0%
2007 1,371,803 236,050 17.2%
2009 1,463,070 304,766 20.8%
2011 1,395,756 233,350 16.7%
2013 1,455,446 275,637 18.9%
2015 1,416,706 201,180 14.2%