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Estimates of the Voting Age Population for 2016

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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, 2016, 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 Battle, Chief, Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau, Room HQ-6H174, 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, 2016, 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, 2016

AreaPopulation 18 and over
United States:249,485,228
Alabama3,766,477
Alaska554,567
Arizona5,299,579
Arkansas2,283,195
California30,157,154
Colorado4,279,173
Connecticut2,823,158
Delaware747,791
District of Columbia560,277
Florida16,465,727
Georgia7,798,827
Hawaii1,120,541
Idaho1,245,967
Illinois9,875,430
Indiana5,057,601
Iowa2,403,962
Kansas2,192,338
Kentucky3,426,345
Louisiana3,567,717
Maine1,076,765
Maryland4,667,719
Massachusetts5,433,677
Michigan7,737,243
Minnesota4,231,619
Mississippi2,267,438
Missouri4,706,137
Montana814,909
Nebraska1,433,791
Nevada2,262,631
New Hampshire1,074,207
New Jersey6,959,717
New Mexico1,590,352
New York15,564,730
North Carolina7,848,068
North Dakota581,641
Ohio9,002,201
Oklahoma2,961,933
Oregon3,224,738
Pennsylvania10,109,422
Rhode Island848,045
South Carolina3,863,498
South Dakota652,167
Tennessee5,149,399
Texas20,568,009
Utah2,129,444
Vermont506,066
Virginia6,541,685
Washington5,658,502
West Virginia1,456,034
Wisconsin4,491,015
Wyoming446,600
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Vintage 2016 Population Estimates.

I have certified these estimates for the Federal Election Commission.

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Dated: January 18, 2017.

Penny Pritzker,

Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce.

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[FR Doc. 2017-01890 Filed 1-27-17; 8:45 am]

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