Record voter turnouts continued on Election Day. Circa reports, “This 2018 Midterm Election exceeded 50% of the of eligible voters, a new record”. Officials say, 1914 was the last time this occurred and was also during a midterm elections cycle.
According to the United States Elections Project, some of the states with the highest turnout included:
- Minnesota with a 129-percent increase in comparison to the 2014 midterm,
- Texas with 136 percent,
- New Jersey with 287.2 percent,
- Utah with 322.3 percent, and
- Massachusetts with at least a 324-percent increase.
For more details from Circa, go here.