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Estimates of the Voting Age Population for 2008

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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, 2008, 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, Section 441a(e).

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Enrique Lamas, Chief, Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau, Room HQ-5H174, Washington, DC 20233, at (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, Section 441a(e), I hereby give notice that the estimates of the voting age population for July 1, 2008, 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, 2008

AreaPopulation 18 and overAreaPopulation 18 and over
United States230,117,876
Alabama3,540,023Missouri4,490,136
Alaska506,417Montana747,082
Arizona4,792,959Nebraska1,336,437
Arkansas2,152,909Nevada1,932,366
California27,392,136New Hampshire1,022,451
Colorado3,732,321New Jersey6,635,079
Connecticut2,689,039New Mexico1,481,906
Delaware666,863New York15,082,281
District of Columbia479,817North Carolina6,978,737
Florida14,324,069North Dakota498,433
Georgia7,136,903Ohio8,755,533
Hawaii1,002,955Oklahoma2,736,326
Idaho1,111,176Oregon2,922,485
Illinois9,722,303Pennsylvania9,686,275
Indiana4,792,111Rhode Island822,248
Iowa2,289,942South Carolina3,413,573
Kansas2,101,649South Dakota605,885
Kentucky3,261,181Tennessee4,736,294
Louisiana3,302,823Texas17,601,203
Maine1,041,589Utah1,886,789
Maryland4,293,014Vermont492,340
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Massachusetts5,070,934Virginia5,945,888
Michigan7,613,224Washington5,008,049
Minnesota3,965,749West Virginia1,428,310
Mississippi2,171,898Wisconsin4,313,555
Wyoming404,211

I have certified these counts to the Federal Election Commission.

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Dated: January 12, 2009.

Carlos M. Gutierrez,

Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce.

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[FR Doc. E9-1687 Filed 1-26-09; 8:45 am]

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