Where Americans voted the most

Oregon voters showed up to the polls. West Virginia voters, not so much.
Signs showing the way for voters stands outside a Cobb County voting building during the first day of early voting, Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Marietta, Ga. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)

More than half of the voting-age citizens in the United States cast ballots in the 2022 midterm elections, the second straight congressional contests that registered such substantial engagement, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The data show 52.2% of those who were eligible to register to vote cast a ballot, slightly lower than the 53.4% who turned out to vote in 2018 — but substantially higher than the 41.9% who voted in 2014 and the 45.5% who voted in 2010.

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