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Estimates of the Voting Age Population for 2015

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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, 2015, 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 52, United States Code, Section 30116(e).

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Karen Humes, 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 52, United States Code, Section 30116(e), I hereby give notice that the estimates of the voting age population for July 1, 2015, 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, 2015

AreaPopulation 18 and overAreaPopulation 18 and over
United States247,773,709
Alabama3,755,483Missouri4,692,196
Alaska552,166Montana806,529
Arizona5,205,215Nebraska1,425,853
Arkansas2,272,904Nevada2,221,681
California30,023,902New Hampshire1,066,610
Colorado4,199,509New Jersey6,959,192
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Connecticut2,826,827New Mexico1,588,201
Delaware741,548New York15,584,974
District of Columbia554,121North Carolina7,752,234
Florida16,166,143North Dakota583,001
Georgia7,710,688Ohio8,984,946
Hawaii1,120,770Oklahoma2,950,017
Idaho1,222,093Oregon3,166,121
Illinois9,901,322Pennsylvania10,112,229
Indiana5,040,224Rhode Island845,254
Iowa2,395,103South Carolina3,804,558
Kansas2,192,084South Dakota647,145
Kentucky3,413,425Tennessee5,102,688
Louisiana3,555,911Texas20,257,343
Maine1,072,948Utah2,083,423
Maryland4,658,175Vermont506,119
Massachusetts5,407,335Virginia6,512,571
Michigan7,715,272Washington5,558,509
Minnesota4,205,207West Virginia1,464,532
Mississippi2,265,485Wisconsin4,476,711
Wyoming447,212
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Vintage 2015 Population Estimates.

I have certified these estimates for the Federal Election Commission.

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Dated: January 21, 2016.

Penny Pritzker,

Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce.

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[FR Doc. 2016-02019 Filed 2-3-16; 8:45 am]

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