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Estimates of the Voting Age Population for 2005

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AGENCY:

Office of the Secretary, Commerce.

ACTION:

General notice announcing population estimates.

SUMMARY:

This notice announces the voting age population estimates, as of July 1, 2005, for each State and the District of Columbia. We are giving this notice in accordance with the 1976 amendment to the Federal Election Campaign Act, Title 2, United States Code, Section 441a(e).

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Signe I. Wetrogan, Acting Chief, Population Division, Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce, Room 2019, Federal Building 3, Washington, DC 20233, telephone 301-763-2093.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Under the requirements of the 1976 amendment to the Federal Election Campaign Act, Title 2, United States Code, Section 441a(e), I hereby give notice that the estimates of the voting age population for July 1, 2005, for each State and the District of Columbia are as shown in the following table.

Estimates of the Population of Voting Age for Each State and the District of Columbia: July 1, 2005

[In thousands]

AreaPopulation 18 and over
United States222,940,420
Alabama3,468,055
Alaska475,337
Arizona4,358,856
Arkansas2,103,532
California26,430,285
Colorado3,484,652
Connecticut2,675,291
Delaware647,645
District of Columbia437,684
Florida13,721,987
Georgia6,709,854
Hawaii975,342
Idaho1,054,916
Illinois9,522,332
Indiana4,669,126
Iowa2,295,533
Kansas2,070,402
Kentucky3,193,245
Louisiana3,375,977
Maine1,044,169
Maryland4,197,427
Massachusetts4,940,707
Michigan7,596,586
Minnesota3,903,221
Mississippi2,172,544
Missouri4,422,078
Montana730,676
Nebraska1,327,158
Nevada1,793,627
New Hampshire1,006,789
New Jersey6,556,124
New Mexico1,438,902
New York14,708,746
North Carolina6,542,201
North Dakota500,159
Ohio8,704,930
Oklahoma2,694,548
Oregon2,791,112
Pennsylvania9,612,877
Rhode Island830,835
South Carolina3,227,881
South Dakota587,663
Tennessee4,572,437
Texas16,533,683
Utah1,727,029
Vermont490,431
Virginia5,742,897
Washington4,803,394
West Virginia1,434,359
Wisconsin4,240,206
Wyoming394,973

I have certified these counts to the Federal Election Commission.

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Dated: January 10, 2006.

Carlos M. Gutierrez,

Secretary, Department of Commerce.

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[FR Doc. E6-660 Filed 1-20-06; 8:45 am]

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