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Estimates of the Voting Age Population for 2012

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AGENCY:

Office of the Secretary, Commerce.

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ACTION:

General notice announcing population estimates.

SUMMARY:

This notice announces the voting age population estimates as of July 1, 2012, 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, Acting 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, 2012, 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, 2012

AreaPopulation 18 and over
United States240,185,952
Alabama3,697,617
Alaska544,349
Arizona4,932,361
Arkansas2,238,250
California28,801,211
Colorado3,956,224
Connecticut2,796,789
Delaware712,042
District of Columbia522,843
Florida15,315,088
Georgia7,429,820
Hawaii1,089,302
Idaho1,169,075
Illinois9,811,190
Indiana4,945,857
Iowa2,351,233
Kansas2,161,601
Kentucky3,362,177
Louisiana3,484,090
Maine1,063,274
Maryland4,540,763
Massachusetts5,244,729
Michigan7,616,490
Minnesota4,102,991
Mississippi2,239,593
Missouri4,618,513
Montana783,161
Nebraska1,392,120
Nevada2,095,348
New Hampshire1,045,878
New Jersey6,838,206
New Mexico1,571,096
New York15,307,107
North Carolina7,465,545
North Dakota545,020
Ohio8,880,551
Oklahoma2,877,457
Oregon3,038,729
Pennsylvania10,024,150
Rhode Island833,818
South Carolina3,643,633
South Dakota629,185
Tennessee4,962,227
Texas19,073,564
Utah1,967,315
Vermont502,060
Virginia6,329,130
Washington5,312,045
West Virginia1,471,372
Wisconsin4,408,841
Wyoming440,922
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division.

I have certified these counts to the Federal Election Commission.

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Dated: January 18, 2013.

Rebecca M. Blank,

Acting Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce.

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[FR Doc. 2013-02004 Filed 1-29-13; 8:45 am]

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