African-American Voter Turnout Eclipses Whites for First Time

Voter turnout in record numbers surpassed 2008 among African-American voters nationwide

Voter turnout in record numbers surpassed 2008 among African-American voters nationwide

Study: Black voters may have turned out at higher rate than whites for first time in 2012

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African-American voter turnout in record numbers surpassed 2008 among the voters nationwide. Voting wasn’t permitted going back to the post-Civil War period. In the 2012 election, African-American voters may have turned out at a higher rate than white voters for the first time in history.  According to Politico, black voters clearly turned out a higher percentages of registered voters than other ethnic minorities, and if early results from the Pew Research Center.

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