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Estimates of the Voting Age Population for 2017

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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, 2017 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.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Karen Battle, Chief, Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau, Room HQ-6H174, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233. Phone: 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, 2017 for each state and the District of Columbia are as shown in the following table.

Estimates of the Voting Age Population for Each State and the District of Columbia: July 1, 2017

AreaPopulation 18 and over
United States252,063,800
Alabama3,779,274
Alaska554,867
Arizona5,382,780
Arkansas2,298,739
California30,476,517
Colorado4,345,321
Connecticut2,844,358
Delaware757,455
District of Columbia569,480
Florida16,782,417
Georgia7,914,681
Hawaii1,121,794
Idaho1,273,151
Illinois9,904,838
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Indiana5,093,409
Iowa2,413,764
Kansas2,200,585
Kentucky3,443,650
Louisiana3,575,930
Maine1,083,273
Maryland4,704,671
Massachusetts5,489,864
Michigan7,785,662
Minnesota4,277,949
Mississippi2,270,533
Missouri4,730,561
Montana821,604
Nebraska1,444,343
Nevada2,312,576
New Hampshire1,084,022
New Jersey7,026,626
New Mexico1,599,980
New York15,694,902
North Carolina7,971,073
North Dakota579,621
Ohio9,053,374
Oklahoma2,971,579
Oregon3,269,157
Pennsylvania10,141,022
Rhode Island852,307
South Carolina3,919,695
South Dakota654,810
Tennessee5,208,482
Texas20,938,557
Utah2,175,134
Vermont506,832
Virginia6,600,844
Washington5,759,927
West Virginia1,446,139
Wisconsin4,512,839
Wyoming442,832
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Vintage 2017 Population Estimates.

I have certified these estimates for the Federal Election Commission.

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Dated: February 1, 2018.

Wilbur Ross,

Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce.

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[FR Doc. 2018-03372 Filed 2-16-18; 8:45 am]

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