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Estimates of the Voting Age Population for 2006

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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, 2006, for each state and the District of Columbia. We are providing this notice in accordance with the 1976 amendment to the Federal Election Campaign Act, Title 2, United States Code 441a(e).

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Enrique Lamas, Chief, Population Division, Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce, Room HQ-5H174, Washington, DC 20233, telephone (301) 763-2071.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Under the requirements of the 1976 amendment to the Federal Election Campaign Act, Title 2, United States Code 441a(e), I hereby give notice that the estimates of the voting age population for July 1, 2006, 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, 2006

AreaPopulation 18 and over
United States225,662,922
Alabama3,484,729
Alaska488,619
Arizona4,538,120
Arkansas2,119,686
California26,924,935
Colorado3,584,076
Connecticut2,686,523
Delaware650,110
District of Columbia466,649
Florida14,068,333
Georgia6,908,921
Hawaii987,417
Idaho1,072,185
Illinois9,616,726
Indiana4,735,891
Iowa2,271,891
Kansas2,068,238
Kentucky3,206,543
Louisiana3,197,767
Maine1,040,580
Maryland4,255,196
Massachusetts4,988,309
Michigan7,617,287
Minnesota3,909,837
Mississippi2,151,135
Missouri4,426,121
Montana726,784
Nebraska1,323,298
Nevada1,861,009
New Hampshire1,017,270
New Jersey6,635,222
New Mexico1,445,669
New York14,791,841
North Carolina6,701,118
North Dakota490,933
Ohio8,707,971
Oklahoma2,685,178
Oregon2,844,499
Pennsylvania9,635,748
Rhode Island830,159
South Carolina3,281,596
South Dakota587,238
Tennessee4,596,210
Texas17,013,818
Utah1,758,865
Vermont490,519
Virginia5,836,037
Washington4,869,531
West Virginia1,429,399
Wisconsin4,243,976
Wyoming393,210

I have certified these counts to the Federal Election Commission.

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Dated: January 19, 2007.

Carlos M. Gutierrez,

Secretary, Department of Commerce.

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[FR Doc. E7-1192 Filed 1-25-07; 8:45 am]

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