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Voter turnout by Minnesota house district


Learn about voter turnout in Minnesota's 134 state house districts during the elections of 2012, 2014 and 2016

Minnesota has long been a national leader in voter participation compared to other states and had the highest turnout of any state during the 2016 election. However, participation within the state can vary from place to place and from election to election.

The charts and map below list the estimated voter turnout and demographic traits for each Minnesota house district averaged over the elections of 2012, 2014 and 2016.

Note: because the number of eligible voters living in each house district is based on Census Bureau estimates, the turnout figures are estimates as well. In the table below, a range is given for each district that includes a margin of error. 

In addition to turnout, demographic traits were gathered for each district that have historically been correlated to voter turnout. For example, higher levels of education are generally correlated to higher voter turnout. 

Download raw data and sources (includes individual totals for each election year)

 

Demographic correlation

The chart below shows the correlation between demographic traits and turnout in Minnesota during the years 2012-2016. Education had the highest correlation with high turnout, while median age had the lowest correlation with high turnout.

Note that correlation does not necessarily prove causation. There are also many individual exceptions to this general trend when looking at the districts as a whole. For example, some districts with competitive races had low turnout, while some districts that had a low homeownership rate had high turnout. 

Correlation of Turnout and Demographic Traits in Minnesota House Districts, 2012-2016
trendline of demographic traits and turnout 

Data TABLEs

Turnout and Demographic Traits in Minnesota House Districts, 2012-2016

 Key
Among bottom third of all districts for given trait
Among middle third of all districts for given trait
Among top third for all districts for given trait

  

District Turnout (about) Homeownership (about) Identify as White (about) College Education (about) Above Poverty (about) Median Age (about) Competitiveness of Partisan Races (about)
Average for all districts 66.84% +/-2% 71% 88% 33% 89% 38.2 +21%
01A 60.53% +/- 1% 77% 95% 18% 90% 41.9 +7%
02A 63.56% +/- 1% 81% 84% 21% 84% 40.9 +1%
02B 61.90% +/- 1% 80% 86% 18% 85% 42.4 +8%
03A 67.90% +/- 2% 80% 93% 25% 87% 50.7 +20%
03B 66.38% +/- 2% 79% 95% 30% 90% 42.5 +22%
04A 53.28% +/- 1% 64% 91% 36% 85% 29.6 +20%
04B 61.47% +/- 2% 79% 94% 24% 90% 41.3 +11%
05A 59.37% +/- 1% 68% 81% 26% 81% 37 +5%
05B 64.48% +/- 1% 79% 96% 23% 87% 46.3 +3%
06A 64.40% +/- 2% 79% 96% 17% 85% 45.2 +29%
06B 66.82% +/- 2% 77% 97% 20% 87% 47.4 +24%
07A 67.34% +/- 3% 58% 92% 47% 78% 29.7 +38%
07B 59.35% +/- 2% 60% 92% 24% 79% 37 +40%
08A 64.05% +/- 1% 76% 96% 27% 90% 46.8 +14%
08B 66.90% +/- 1% 75% 98% 23% 89% 44.8 +13%
09A 62.61% +/- 1% 83% 97% 16% 86% 43.6 +20%
09B 63.29% +/- 1% 79% 97% 17% 88% 41.7 +18%
10A 67.25% +/- 1% 69% 97% 26% 88% 40.3 +11%
10B 67.31% +/- 1% 84% 97% 18% 89% 50.8 +8%
11A 62.33% +/- 1% 80% 90% 22% 86% 41.4 +25%
11B 57.50% +/- 1% 78% 93% 13% 86% 43.3 +2%
12A 67.14% +/- 1% 78% 96% 20% 88% 43.5 +2%
12B 63.70% +/- 2% 80% 98% 19% 91% 42.3 +24%
13A 63.63% +/- 2% 84% 97% 23% 88% 36.3 +17%
13B 66.49% +/- 2% 73% 97% 31% 91% 35.9 +22%
14A 62.19% +/- 3% 55% 91% 30% 82% 31.9 +3%
14B 52.23% +/- 3% 53% 88% 26% 76% 28.9 +7%
15A 60.55% +/- 1% 79% 94% 15% 89% 39.8 +14%
15B 67.12% +/- 2% 87% 97% 22% 95% 38.3 +26%
16A 61.75% +/- 1% 72% 94% 22% 87% 39.3 +5%
16B 62.02% +/- 1% 78% 95% 20% 91% 43.5 +17%
17A 64.12% +/- 1% 76% 95% 16% 89% 44 +3%
17B 64.24% +/- 1% 72% 91% 23% 88% 39.8 +0%
18A 66.32% +/- 2% 77% 98% 20% 92% 41.2 +21%
18B 63.30% +/- 1% 78% 96% 16% 90% 39.9 +17%
19A 63.90% +/- 1% 74% 94% 32% 88% 35.6 +24%
19B 54.27% +/- 1% 54% 91% 36% 75% 25.6 +26%
20A 67.45% +/- 2% 84% 96% 31% 94% 37.7 +16%
20B 65.37% +/- 2% 78% 94% 33% 91% 34.3 +14%
21A 64.51% +/- 1% 75% 96% 23% 89% 44.6 +1%
21B 66.16% +/- 2% 79% 96% 22% 91% 39.8 +13%
22A 64.43% +/- 1% 78% 97% 19% 89% 44 +19%
22B 60.94% +/- 2% 75% 89% 16% 84% 38.7 +12%
23A 62.90% +/- 1% 75% 96% 18% 88% 45.4 +21%
23B 64.00% +/- 1% 80% 96% 21% 91% 41 +17%
24A 62.13% +/- 2% 73% 92% 26% 90% 39.2 +4%
24B 57.64% +/- 2% 75% 91% 19% 87% 39.2 +1%
25A 70.26% +/- 3% 87% 93% 40% 95% 34.9 +14%
25B 67.31% +/- 3% 67% 88% 45% 89% 35.4 +12%
26A 58.16% +/- 3% 59% 85% 37% 86% 35.7 +16%
26B 71.59% +/- 3% 88% 94% 38% 95% 41.5 +11%
27A 64.53% +/- 1% 77% 93% 16% 88% 44.4 +8%
27B 58.20% +/- 1% 72% 91% 19% 86% 38.9 +18%
28A 55.16% +/- 1% 68% 96% 30% 84% 32.9 +11%
28B 65.60% +/- 0% 79% 98% 20% 89% 44.1 +3%
29A 68.87% +/- 2% 85% 97% 26% 93% 38.4 +26%
29B 64.37% +/- 2% 75% 96% 25% 92% 35.7 +22%
30A 67.63% +/- 3% 81% 95% 29% 92% 35.5 +23%
30B 70.80% +/- 3% 90% 94% 32% 98% 33.9 +27%
31A 68.31% +/- 2% 88% 96% 19% 94% 37 +30%
31B 68.57% +/- 2% 93% 96% 26% 95% 41.1 +22%
32A 62.73% +/- 1% 79% 94% 17% 92% 38.6 +11%
32B 67.61% +/- 1% 86% 97% 24% 95% 40.1 +9%
33A 78.22% +/- 3% 85% 95% 49% 95% 44.4 +27%
33B 78.26% +/- 3% 78% 95% 55% 95% 43.3 +13%
34A 73.50% +/- 4% 87% 93% 44% 96% 37.9 +25%
34B 74.49% +/- 3% 81% 90% 49% 95% 38.3 +8%
35A 64.20% +/- 2% 71% 93% 25% 93% 38 +11%
35B 72.87% +/- 3% 92% 93% 34% 95% 38.3 +19%
36A 66.88% +/- 3% 76% 90% 32% 94% 37 +5%
36B 71.95% +/- 4% 82% 77% 35% 92% 36.4 +7%
37A 63.97% +/- 3% 80% 88% 22% 91% 39.9 +8%
37B 69.50% +/- 3% 88% 87% 38% 94% 35.2 +2%
38A 69.99% +/- 3% 88% 93% 34% 95% 39.6 +10%
38B 73.37% +/- 3% 79% 94% 44% 95% 42.5 +4%
39A 73.26% +/- 3% 83% 95% 36% 94% 41.5 +8%
39B 71.13% +/- 2% 77% 91% 39% 94% 43.4 +2%
40A 58.17% +/- 4% 55% 53% 20% 85% 30.6 +47%
40B 59.68% +/- 4% 66% 59% 22% 83% 33 +40%
41A 67.41% +/- 4% 63% 81% 33% 89% 38.1 +21%
41B 69.02% +/- 3% 62% 80% 32% 86% 36.5 +29%
42A 71.33% +/- 3% 81% 90% 49% 93% 40.6 +9%
42B 71.66% +/- 4% 72% 85% 42% 92% 42.7 +18%
43A 70.52% +/- 4% 73% 85% 35% 91% 40.3 +16%
43B 64.82% +/- 3% 72% 82% 28% 91% 39.3 +20%
44A 76.52% +/- 4% 76% 89% 63% 97% 40.2 +3%
44B 79.41% +/- 3% 71% 92% 57% 94% 44.2 +10%
45A 68.70% +/- 4% 59% 80% 34% 89% 38.6 +20%
45B 70.78% +/- 3% 71% 85% 41% 89% 41 +33%
46A 72.52% +/- 3% 63% 87% 56% 92% 37.7 +38%
46B 70.70% +/- 4% 44% 83% 51% 89% 33.7 +43%
47A 72.36% +/- 2% 84% 96% 37% 96% 37 +28%
47B 72.95% +/- 3% 74% 93% 49% 96% 36.6 +27%
48A 80.86% +/- 3% 81% 93% 57% 95% 42.5 +4%
48B 76.81% +/- 4% 71% 86% 62% 96% 37.8 +9%
49A 86.90% +/- 3% 80% 93% 71% 95% 44.2 +7%
49B 74.96% +/- 4% 65% 88% 56% 95% 45.6 +7%
50A 65.56% +/- 3% 64% 79% 34% 88% 36.9 +28%
50B 68.74% +/- 3% 63% 82% 36% 90% 42.7 +15%
51A 66.99% +/- 3% 60% 80% 40% 90% 34.5 +12%
51B 81.39% +/- 3% 79% 88% 57% 95% 39.5 +8%
52A 72.57% +/- 3% 67% 85% 35% 90% 41 +22%
52B 71.00% +/- 3% 72% 86% 38% 91% 40.5 +11%
53A 68.28% +/- 3% 74% 84% 41% 93% 37.9 +17%
53B 76.53% +/- 4% 84% 84% 62% 98% 36.4 +3%
54A 64.55% +/- 3% 78% 86% 26% 92% 34.9 +13%
54B 67.34% +/- 2% 81% 94% 32% 94% 40 +0%
55A 65.06% +/- 4% 77% 81% 37% 93% 33 +8%
55B 72.32% +/- 3% 84% 93% 39% 94% 38.7 +25%
56A 71.39% +/- 3% 82% 84% 41% 94% 35.4 +6%
56B 67.18% +/- 3% 67% 86% 40% 88% 38.7 +1%
57A 70.39% +/- 4% 79% 88% 40% 93% 37.5 +3%
57B 77.27% +/- 3% 84% 90% 47% 94% 37.6 +1%
58A 73.64% +/- 3% 86% 92% 49% 95% 34.6 +12%
58B 69.15% +/- 2% 89% 94% 31% 96% 36.5 +15%
59A 57.51% +/- 3% 58% 46% 22% 73% 30.6 +64%
59B 59.31% +/- 4% 35% 53% 41% 69% 31 +59%
60A 67.11% +/- 4% 54% 83% 43% 80% 32.6 +63%
60B 55.99% +/- 4% 19% 73% 48% 53% 22.5 +60%
61A 73.30% +/- 4% 40% 87% 71% 89% 34.7 +63%
61B 78.19% +/- 3% 63% 89% 65% 93% 36.1 +64%
62A 55.47% +/- 4% 17% 56% 30% 62% 28.6 +76%
62B 68.14% +/- 4% 54% 69% 46% 80% 32.7 +79%
63A 76.21% +/- 3% 72% 84% 49% 89% 37.1 +70%
63B 75.10% +/- 3% 77% 83% 46% 90% 38.2 +52%
64A 71.11% +/- 3% 46% 85% 64% 85% 31.7 +59%
64B 80.24% +/- 4% 59% 88% 63% 91% 37.3 +47%
65A 57.29% +/- 4% 43% 49% 29% 70% 28.3 +66%
65B 59.05% +/- 3% 41% 67% 34% 75% 33.8 +56%
66A 72.96% +/- 4% 60% 86% 55% 87% 36.2 +38%
66B 56.21% +/- 4% 46% 61% 30% 72% 28.9 +58%
67A 53.48% +/- 4% 56% 55% 20% 73% 28.7 +50%
67B 54.67% +/- 3% 51% 55% 24% 77% 31 +48%

 Key
Among bottom third of all districts for given trait
Among middle third of all districts for given trait
Among top third for all districts for given trait
District Turnout (about) Homeownership (about) Identify as White (about) College Education (about) Above Poverty (about) Median Age (about) Competitiveness of Partisan Races (about)
Average for all districts 66.84% +/-2% 71% 88% 33% 89% 38.2 +21%
14B 52.23% +/-3% 53% 88% 26% 76% 28.9 +/-7%
04A 53.28% +/- 1% 64% 91% 36% 85% 29.6 +20%
67A 53.48% +/- 4% 56% 55% 20% 73% 28.7 +50%
19B 54.27% +/- 1% 54% 91% 36% 75% 25.6 +26%
67B 54.67% +/- 3% 51% 55% 24% 77% 31 +48%
28A 55.16% +/- 1% 68% 96% 30% 84% 32.9 +11%
62A 55.47% +/- 4% 17% 56% 30% 62% 28.6 +76%
60B 55.99% +/- 4% 19% 73% 48% 53% 22.5 +60%
66B 56.21% +/- 4% 46% 61% 30% 72% 28.9 +58%
01B 57.13% +/- 1% 75% 93% 22% 88% 39.3 +1%
65A 57.29% +/- 4% 43% 49% 29% 70% 28.3 +66%
11B 57.50% +/- 1% 78% 93% 13% 86% 43.3 +2%
59A 57.51% +/- 3% 58% 46% 22% 73% 30.6 +64%
24B 57.64% +/- 2% 75% 91% 19% 87% 39.2 +1%
26A 58.16% +/- 3% 59% 85% 37% 86% 35.7 +16%
40A 58.17% +/- 4% 55% 53% 20% 85% 30.6 +47%
27B 58.20% +/- 1% 72% 91% 19% 86% 38.9 +18%
65B 59.05% +/- 3% 41% 67% 34% 75% 33.8 +56%
59B 59.31% +/- 4% 35% 53% 41% 69% 31 +59%
07B 59.35% +/- 2% 60% 92% 24% 79% 37 +40%
05A 59.37% +/- 1% 68% 81% 26% 81% 37 +5%
40B 59.68% +/- 4% 66% 59% 22% 83% 33 +40%
01A 60.53% +/- 1% 77% 95% 18% 90% 41.9 +7%
15A 60.55% +/- 1% 79% 94% 15% 89% 39.8 +14%
22B 60.94% +/- 2% 75% 89% 16% 84% 38.7 +12%
04B 61.47% +/- 2% 79% 94% 24% 90% 41.3 +11%
16A 61.75% +/- 1% 72% 94% 22% 87% 39.3 +5%
02B 61.90% +/- 1% 80% 86% 18% 85% 42.4 +8%
16B 62.02% +/- 1% 78% 95% 20% 91% 43.5 +17%
24A 62.13% +/- 2% 73% 92% 26% 90% 39.2 +4%
14A 62.19% +/- 3% 55% 91% 30% 82% 31.9 +3%
11A 62.33% +/- 1% 80% 90% 22% 86% 41.4 +25%
09A 62.61% +/- 1% 83% 97% 16% 86% 43.6 +20%
32A 62.73% +/- 1% 79% 94% 17% 92% 38.6 +11%
23A 62.90% +/- 1% 75% 96% 18% 88% 45.4 +21%
09B 63.29% +/- 1% 79% 97% 17% 88% 41.7 +18%
18B 63.30% +/- 1% 78% 96% 16% 90% 39.9 +17%
02A 63.56% +/- 1% 81% 84% 21% 84% 40.9 +1%
13A 63.63% +/- 2% 84% 97% 23% 88% 36.3 +17%
12B 63.70% +/- 2% 80% 98% 19% 91% 42.3 +24%
19A 63.90% +/- 1% 74% 94% 32% 88% 35.6 +24%
37A 63.97% +/- 3% 80% 88% 22% 91% 39.9 +8%
23B 64.00% +/- 1% 80% 96% 21% 91% 41 +17%
08A 64.05% +/- 1% 76% 96% 27% 90% 46.8 +14%
17A 64.12% +/- 1% 76% 95% 16% 89% 44 +3%
35A 64.20% +/- 2% 71% 93% 25% 93% 38 +11%
17B 64.24% +/- 1% 72% 91% 23% 88% 39.8 +0%
29B 64.37% +/- 2% 75% 96% 25% 92% 35.7 +22%
06A 64.40% +/- 2% 79% 96% 17% 85% 45.2 +29%
22A 64.43% +/- 1% 78% 97% 19% 89% 44 +19%
05B 64.48% +/- 1% 79% 96% 23% 87% 46.3 +3%
21A 64.51% +/- 1% 75% 96% 23% 89% 44.6 +1%
27A 64.53% +/- 1% 77% 93% 16% 88% 44.4 +8%
54A 64.55% +/- 3% 78% 86% 26% 92% 34.9 +13%
43B 64.82% +/- 3% 72% 82% 28% 91% 39.3 +20%
55A 65.06% +/- 4% 77% 81% 37% 93% 33 +8%
20B 65.37% +/- 2% 78% 94% 33% 91% 34.3 +14%
50A 65.56% +/- 3% 64% 79% 34% 88% 36.9 +28%
28B 65.60% +/- 0% 79% 98% 20% 89% 44.1 +3%
21B 66.16% +/- 2% 79% 96% 22% 91% 39.8 +13%
18A 66.32% +/- 2% 77% 98% 20% 92% 41.2 +21%
03B 66.38% +/- 2% 79% 95% 30% 90% 42.5 +22%
13B 66.49% +/- 2% 73% 97% 31% 91% 35.9 +22%
06B 66.82% +/- 2% 77% 97% 20% 87% 47.4 +24%
36A 66.88% +/- 3% 76% 90% 32% 94% 37 +5%
08B 66.90% +/- 1% 75% 98% 23% 89% 44.8 +13%
51A 66.99% +/- 3% 60% 80% 40% 90% 34.5 +12%
60A 67.11% +/- 4% 54% 83% 43% 80% 32.6 +63%
15B 67.12% +/- 2% 87% 97% 22% 95% 38.3 +26%
12A 67.14% +/- 1% 78% 96% 20% 88% 43.5 +2%
56B 67.18% +/- 3% 67% 86% 40% 88% 38.7 +1%
10A 67.25% +/- 1% 69% 97% 26% 88% 40.3 +11%
10B 67.31% +/- 1% 84% 97% 18% 89% 50.8 +8%
25B 67.31% +/- 3% 67% 88% 45% 89% 35.4 +12%
54B 67.34% +/- 2% 81% 94% 32% 94% 40 +0%
07A 67.34% +/- 3% 58% 92% 47% 78% 29.7 +38%
41A 67.41% +/- 4% 63% 81% 33% 89% 38.1 +21%
20A 67.45% +/- 2% 84% 96% 31% 94% 37.7 +16%
32B 67.61% +/- 1% 86% 97% 24% 95% 40.1 +9%
30A 67.63% +/- 3% 81% 95% 29% 92% 35.5 +23%
03A 67.90% +/- 2% 80% 93% 25% 87% 50.7 +20%
62B 68.14% +/- 4% 54% 69% 46% 80% 32.7 +79%
53A 68.28% +/- 3% 74% 84% 41% 93% 37.9 +17%
31A 68.31% +/- 2% 88% 96% 19% 94% 37 +30%
31B 68.57% +/- 2% 93% 96% 26% 95% 41.1 +22%
45A 68.70% +/- 4% 59% 80% 34% 89% 38.6 +20%
50B 68.74% +/- 3% 63% 82% 36% 90% 42.7 +15%
29A 68.87% +/- 2% 85% 97% 26% 93% 38.4 +26%
41B 69.02% +/- 3% 62% 80% 32% 86% 36.5 +29%
58B 69.15% +/- 2% 89% 94% 31% 96% 36.5 +15%
37B 69.50% +/- 3% 88% 87% 38% 94% 35.2 +2%
38A 69.99% +/- 3% 88% 93% 34% 95% 39.6 +10%
25A 70.26% +/- 3% 87% 93% 40% 95% 34.9 +14%
57A 70.39% +/- 4% 79% 88% 40% 93% 37.5 +3%
43A 70.52% +/- 4% 73% 85% 35% 91% 40.3 +16%
46B 70.70% +/- 4% 44% 83% 51% 89% 33.7 +43%
45B 70.78% +/- 3% 71% 85% 41% 89% 41 +33%
30B 70.80% +/- 3% 90% 94% 32% 98% 33.9 +27%
52B 71.00% +/- 3% 72% 86% 38% 91% 40.5 +11%
64A 71.11% +/- 3% 46% 85% 64% 85% 31.7 +59%
39B 71.13% +/- 2% 77% 91% 39% 94% 43.4 +2%
42A 71.33% +/- 3% 81% 90% 49% 93% 40.6 +9%
56A 71.39% +/- 3% 82% 84% 41% 94% 35.4 +6%
26B 71.59% +/- 3% 88% 94% 38% 95% 41.5 +11%
42B 71.66% +/- 4% 72% 85% 42% 92% 42.7 +18%
36B 71.95% +/- 4% 82% 77% 35% 92% 36.4 +7%
55B 72.32% +/- 3% 84% 93% 39% 94% 38.7 +25%
47A 72.36% +/- 2% 84% 96% 37% 96% 37 +28%
46A 72.52% +/- 3% 63% 87% 56% 92% 37.7 +38%
52A 72.57% +/- 3% 67% 85% 35% 90% 41 +22%
35B 72.87% +/- 3% 92% 93% 34% 95% 38.3 +19%
47B 72.95% +/- 3% 74% 93% 49% 96% 36.6 +27%
66A 72.96% +/- 4% 60% 86% 55% 87% 36.2 +38%
39A 73.26% +/- 3% 83% 95% 36% 94% 41.5 +8%
61A 73.30% +/- 4% 40% 87% 71% 89% 34.7 +63%
38B 73.37% +/- 3% 79% 94% 44% 95% 42.5 +4%
34A 73.50% +/- 4% 87% 93% 44% 96% 37.9 +25%
58A 73.64% +/- 3% 86% 92% 49% 95% 34.6 +12%
34B 74.49% +/- 3% 81% 90% 49% 95% 38.3 +8%
49B 74.96% +/- 4% 65% 88% 56% 95% 45.6 +7%
63B 75.10% +/- 3% 77% 83% 46% 90% 38.2 +52%
63A 76.21% +/- 3% 72% 84% 49% 89% 37.1 +70%
44A 76.52% +/- 4% 76% 89% 63% 97% 40.2 +3%
53B 76.53% +/- 4% 84% 84% 62% 98% 36.4 +3%
48B 76.81% +/- 4% 71% 86% 62% 96% 37.8 +9%
57B 77.27% +/- 3% 84% 90% 47% 94% 37.6 +1%
61B 78.19% +/- 3% 63% 89% 65% 93% 36.1 +64%
33A 78.22% +/- 3% 85% 95% 49% 95% 44.4 +27%
33B 78.26% +/- 3% 78% 95% 55% 95% 43.3 +13%
44B 79.41% +/- 3% 71% 92% 57% 94% 44.2 +10%
64B 80.24% +/- 4% 59% 88% 63% 91% 37.3 +47%
48A 80.86% +/- 3% 81% 93% 57% 95% 42.5 +4%
51B 81.39% +/- 3% 79% 88% 57% 95% 39.5 +8%
49A 86.90% +/- 3% 80% 93% 71% 95% 44.2 +7%