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2012 ELECTION: The Facts
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- It's Election Day in the United States and the energy is high across the Valley. Here in Las Vegas, we received a ton of attention in both presidential campaigns this election season. Our community got the message and hit the polls early this year to vote, while others are exercising their right today from 7:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.
Below are a few facts about all things General Election, now and then:
2012 General Election:
- Clark County active registered voters for the 2012 general election: 852,413 (This includes 390,672 Democrats and 262,822 Republicans)
- Election Day polling places: 264 (early voting polling places: 87)
- Voting machines in use on Election Day: 3,950
- Election Day workers and volunteers: approximately 3,800
- Early voting turnout (Oct. 18-31): 436,568, 52 percent voter turnout. This was the highest number of voters to vote early, and the first time more than half of all registered voters voted early in Clark County.
- Mail ballots received: More than 40,000 so far. Mail ballots will be accepted until 7 p.m. on Election Day
Clark County information from recent presidential-year elections:
2008 General Election:
- 815,077 active registered voters. (386,910 Democrats, 261,662 Republicans)
- 652,787 voted, 80.08 percent voter turnout
- 391,805 early voters
- 50,718 mail ballots
- 210,264 Election Day voters
2004 General Election:
- 684,313 active registered voters
- 546,858 voted, 79.91 percent voter turnout.
- 271,465 early voters
- 53,357 mail ballots
- 222,036 Election Day voters