National and State Voting Age Population and Voter Registration 1992-1996


State 1992 1994 1996
ALABAMA
Total VAP 3,080,000 3,138,000 3,220,000
Total Active 2,306,419 2,477,355
% Active 73.50% 76.94%
Total Inactive 328,639 255,234
Total REG 2,367,972 2,635,058 2,732,589
% REG 76.88% 83.97% 84.86%
ALASKA
Total VAP 405,000 429,000 425,000
Total Active 336,226 414,815
% Active 78.37% 97.60%
Total Inactive 54,216
Total REG 315,058 336,226 469,031
% REG 77.79% 78.37% 110.36%
ARIZONA
Total VAP 2,812,000 2,923,000 3,145,000
Total Active 2,073,442 2,247,662
% Active 70.94% 71.47%
Total Inactive 242,320 254,932
Total REG 1,964,949 2,315,762 2,502,594
% REG 69.88% 79.23% 79.57%
ARKANSAS
Total VAP 1,774,000 1,817,000 1,873,000
Total Active 1,274,885 1,369,459
% Active 70.16% 73.12%
Total Inactive
Total REG 1,317,944 1,274,885 1,369,459
% REG 74.29% 70.16% 73.12%
CALIFORNIA
Total VAP 22,521,000 23,225,000 22,826,000
Total Active 14,723,784 15,662,075
% Active 63.40% 68.62%
Total Inactive 1,025,952
Total REG 15,101,473 14,723,784 16,688,027
% REG 67.06% 63.40% 73.11%
COLORADO
Total VAP 2,579,000 2,713,000 2,862,000
Total Active 2,033,094 1,911,651
% Active 74.94% 66.79%
Total Inactive 434,602
Total REG 2,003,375 2,033,094 2,346,253
% REG 77.68% 74.94% 81.98%
CONNECTICUT
Total VAP 2,508,000 2,486,000 2,479,000
Total Active 1,791,685 1,881,323
% Active 72.07% 75.89%
Total Inactive 95,426
Total REG 1,961,503 1,791,685 1,976,749
% REG 78.21% 72.07% 79.74%
DELAWARE
Total VAP 521,000 534,000 548,000
Total Active 348,122 419,508
% Active 65.19% 76.55%
Total Inactive 18,426
Total REG 342,088 348,122 401,082
% REG 65.66% 65.19% 73.19%
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Total VAP 467,000 452,000 422,000
Total Active 361,890 361,419
% Active 80.06% 85.64%
Total Inactive 34,273
Total REG 340,953 361,890 395,692
% REG 73.01% 80.06% 93.77%
FLORIDA
Total VAP 10,422,000 10,856,000 11,030,000
Total Active 6,559,598 7,484,341
% Active 60.42% 67.85%
Total Inactive 593,536
Total REG 6,541,825 6,559,598 8,077,877
% REG 62.77% 60.42% 73.24%
GEORGIA
Total VAP 5,006,000 5,159,000 5,418,000
Total Active 3,003,527 3,811,284
% Active 58.22% 70.34%
Total Inactive
Total REG 3,177,061 3,003,527 3,811,284
% REG 63.47% 58.22% 70.34%
HAWAII
Total VAP 866,000 900,000 890,000
Total Active 488,889 544,916
% Active 54.32% 61.23%
Total Inactive 61,620 17,127
Total REG 464,495 550,509 562,043
% REG 53.64% 61.17% 63.15%
IDAHO (exempt from NVRA)
Total VAP 750,000 803,000 858,000
Total Active 625,803 700,430
% Active 77.93% 81.64%
Total Inactive
Total REG 611,121 625,803 700,430
% REG 81.48% 77.93% 81.64%
ILLINOIS
Total VAP 8,598,000 8,712,000 8,754,000
Total Active 6,119,001 6,663,301
% Active 70.24% 76.12%
Total Inactive 797,513
Total REG 6,600,358 6,119,001 7,460,814
% REG 76.77% 70.24% 85.23%
INDIANA
Total VAP 4,209,000 4,298,000 4,374,000
Total Active 2,976,255 3,488,088
% Active 69.25% 79.75%
Total Inactive
Total REG 3,180,157 2,976,255 3,488,088
% REG 75.56% 69.25% 79.75%
IOWA
Total VAP 2,073,000 2,112,000 2,138,000
Total Active 1,640,533 1,741,949
% Active 77.68% 81.48%
Total Inactive 34,464
Total REG 1,703,532 1,640,533 1,776,433
% REG 82.18% 77.68% 83.09%
KANSAS
Total VAP 1,840,000 1,889,000 1,897,000
Total Active 1,314,213 1,438,894
% Active 69.57% 75.85%
Total Inactive
Total REG 1,365,847 1,314,213 1,438,894
% REG 74.23% 69.57% 75.85%
KENTUCKY
Total VAP 2,798,000 2,857,000 2,928,000
Total Active 2,132,152 2,391,190
% Active 74.63% 81.67%
Total Inactive 4,896
Total REG 2,076,263 2,132,152 2,396,086
% REG 74.21% 74.63% 81.83%
LOUISIANA
Total VAP 3,045,000 3,100,000 3,131,000
Total Active 2,151,955 2,480,033
% Active 69.42% 79.21%
Total Inactive 78,638
Total REG 2,292,129 2,151,955 2,558,671
% REG 75.28% 69.42% 81.72%
MAINE
Total VAP 932,000 931,000 945,000
Total Active 940,569 1,001,292
% Active 101.03% 105.96%
Total Inactive
Total REG 974,603 940,569 1,001,292
% REG 104.57% 101.03% 105.96%
MARYLAND
Total VAP 3,705,000 3,750,000 3,820,000
Total Active 2,299,580 2,577,191
% Active 61.32% 67.47%
Total Inactive 110,060
Total REG 2,463,010 2,299,580 2,687,251
% REG 66.48% 61.32% 70.35%
MASSACHUSETTS
Total VAP 4,616,000 4,564,000 4,649,000
Total Active 3,153,341 3,494,927
% Active 69.09% 75.18%
Total Inactive 329,749
Total REG 3,351,918 3,153,341 3,824,676
% REG 72.62% 69.09% 82.27%
MICHIGAN
Total VAP 6,947,000 6,983,000 7,072,000
Total Active 6,207,662 6,677,079
% Active 88.90% 94.42%
Total Inactive
Total REG 6,157,675 6,207,662 6,677,079
% REG 88.64% 88.90% 94.42%
MINNESOTA (exempt from NVRA)
Total VAP 3,272,000 3,362,000 3,422,000
Total Active 2,857,463 3,067,802
% Active 84.99% 89.65%
Total Inactive
Total REG 3,138,901 2,857,463 3,067,802
% REG 95.93% 84.99% 89.65%
MISSISSIPPI
Total VAP 1,873,000 1,905,000 1,967,000
Total Active 1,625,640 1,731,852
% Active 85.34% 88.05%
Total Inactive 94,101
Total REG 1,640,150 1,625,640 1,825,953
% REG 87.57% 85.34% 92.83%
MISSOURI
Total VAP 3,851,000 3,902,000 3,995,000
Total Active 2,952,642 3,342,849
% Active 75.67% 83.68%
Total Inactive
Total REG 3,067,955 2,952,642 3,342,849
% REG 79.67% 75.67% 83.68%
MONTANA
Total VAP 600,000 623,000 656,000
Total Active 514,051 590,751
% Active 82.51% 90.05%
Total Inactive
Total REG 529,822 514,051 590,751
% REG 88.30% 82.51% 90.05%
NEBRASKA
Total VAP 1,164,000 1,192,000 1,211,000
Total Active 919,321 1,015,056
% Active 77.12% 83.82%
Total Inactive
Total REG 951,395 919,321 1,015,056
% REG 81.73% 77.12% 83.82%
NEVADA
Total VAP 1,011,000 1,088,000 1,212,000
Total Active 625,842 722,608
% Active 57.52% 59.62%
Total Inactive 56,416
Total REG 649,913 625,842 779,318
% REG 64.28% 57.52% 64.30%
NEW HAMPSHIRE (exempt from NVRA)
Total VAP 838,000 843,000 871,000
Total Active 677,620 754,771
% Active 80.38% 86.66%
Total Inactive
Total REG 660,985 677,620 754,771
% REG 78.88% 80.38% 86.66%
NEW JERSEY
Total VAP 5,964,000 5,974,000 6,034,000
Total Active 3,905,435 4,111,031
% Active 65.37% 68.13%
Total Inactive 198,789
Total REG 4,060,337 3,905,435 4,309,820
% REG 68.08% 65.37% 71.43%
NEW MEXICO
Total VAP 1,121,000 1,167,000 1,224,000
Total Active 713,645 738,525
% Active 61.15% 60.34%
Total Inactive 99,269
Total REG 706,966 713,645 837,794
% REG 63.07% 61.15% 68.45%
NEW YORK
Total VAP 13,705,000 13,646,000 13,564,000
Total Active 8,818,691 9,567,988
% Active 64.62% 70.54%
Total Inactive 592,135
Total REG 9,193,391 8,818,691 10,160,123
% REG 67.08% 64.62% 74.91%
NORTH CAROLINA
Total VAP 5,190,000 5,364,000 5,519,000
Total Active 3,635,875 4,225,765
% Active 67.78% 76.57%
Total Inactive 92,243
Total REG 3,817,380 3,635,875 4,318,008
% REG 73.55% 67.78% 78.24%
NORTH DAKOTA (exempt from NVRA)
Total VAP 462,000 467,000 476,000
Total Active
% Active
Total Inactive
Total REG
% REG
OHIO
Total VAP 8,207,000 8,313,000 8,347,000
Total Active 6,250,545 6,842,272
% Active 75.19% 81.97%
Total Inactive
Total REG 6,542,931 6,250,545 6,842,272
% REG 79.72% 75.19% 81.97%
OKLAHOMA
Total VAP 2,352,000 2,394,000 2,426,000
Total Active 1,706,194 1,985,535
% Active 71.27% 81.84%
Total Inactive 337,398
Total REG 2,302,279 2,043,592 1,985,535
% REG 97.89% 85.36% 81.84%
OREGON
Total VAP 2,220,000 2,311,000 2,411,000
Total Active 1,254,265 1,962,155
% Active 54.27% 81.38%
Total Inactive 578,509 140,394
Total REG 1,775,416 1,832,774 2,102,549
% REG 79.97% 79.31% 87.21%
PENNSYLVANIA
Total VAP 9,161,000 9,212,000 9,197,000
Total Active 5,879,093 6,747,839
% Active 63.82% 73.37%
Total Inactive 57,749
Total REG 5,993,002 5,879,093 6,805,612
% REG 65.42% 63.82% 74.00%
RHODE ISLAND
Total VAP 768,000 764,000 751,000
Total Active 552,638 602,692
% Active 72.33% 80.25%
Total Inactive
Total REG 554,664 552,638 602,692
% REG 72.22% 72.33% 80.25%
SOUTH CAROLINA
Total VAP 2,669,000 2,740,000 2,771,000
Total Active 1,499,589 1,814,776
% Active 54.73% 65.49%
Total Inactive 103,950 213,599
Total REG 1,537,140 1,499,564 1,814,777
% REG 57.59% 54.73% 65.49%
SOUTH DAKOTA
Total VAP 505,000 522,000 535,000
Total Active 430,539 462,858
% Active 82.48% 86.52%
Total Inactive 16,087
Total REG 448,292 430,539 478,945
% REG 88.77% 82.48% 89.52%
TENNESSEE
Total VAP 3,796,000 3,913,000 4,035,000
Total Active 2,693,003 3,011,195
% Active 68.82% 74.63%
Total Inactive 86,141
Total REG 2,726,449 2,693,003 3,097,336
% REG 71.82% 68.82% 76.76%
TEXAS
Total VAP 12,681,000 13,166,000 13,597,000
Total Active 8,641,848 9,551,191
% Active 65.64% 70.24%
Total Inactive 989,487
Total REG 8,440,143 8,641,848 10,540,678
% REG 66.56% 65.64% 77.52%
UTAH
Total VAP 1,169,000 1,246,000 1,333,000
Total Active 921,981 1,070,586
% Active 74.00% 80.31%
Total Inactive
Total REG 965,211 921,981 1,070,586
% REG 82.57% 74.00% 80.31%
VERMONT (NVRA not yet implemented)
Total VAP 429,000 429,000 445,000
Total Active 373,442 385,328
% Active 87.05% 86.59%
Total Inactive
Total REG 383,371 373,442 385,328
% REG 89.36% 87.05% 86.59%
VIRGINIA
Total VAP 4,855,000 4,967,000 5,083,000
Total Active 3,000,560 3,180,862
% Active 60.41% 62.58%
Total Inactive 140,910
Total REG 3,045,662 3,000,560 3,321,772
% REG 62.73% 60.41% 65.35%
WASHINGTON
Total VAP 3,812,000 4,000,000 4,115,000
Total Active 2,896,519 3,078,128
% Active 72.41% 74.80%
Total Inactive 147,233
Total REG 2,814,680 2,896,519 3,225,361
% REG 73.84% 72.41% 78.38%
WEST VIRGINIA
Total VAP 1,376,000 1,389,000 1,417,000
Total Active 884,315 950,548
% Active 63.67% 67.08%
Total Inactive 20,197
Total REG 956,172 884,315 970,745
% REG 69.49% 63.67% 68.51%
WISCONSIN (exempt from NVRA)
Total VAP 3,675,000 3,777,000 3,824,000
Total Active
% Active
Total Inactive
Total REG
% REG
WYOMING (exempt from NVRA)
Total VAP 329,000 343,000 356,000
Total Active 337,863 240,711
% Active 98.50% 67.62%
Total Inactive
Total REG 234,260 337,863 240,711
% REG 71.20% 98.50% 67.62%
UNITED STATES
Total VAP 189,529,000 193,650,000 196,498,000
Total Active 129,431,244 142,995,856
% Active 66.84% 72.77%
Total Inactive 1,652,436 7,083,794
Total REG 133,812,176 130,979,705 149,829,538
% REG 70.60% 67.64% 76.25%