Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
(99.83% of 2016 vote tallied)
2012-2016 % change in vote by party
- -0.25% Republicans
- -15.6% Democrats
3rd party tallies:
- Gary Johnson 106,091 (4%)
- Jill Stein 30,899 (1%)
Original 4/6/2016 post, "The Case of the Quadrennial Democrats: Voting as a spectator sport" starts here.
When it's not a November Presidential election
2008-2010 drop in Democratic vote totals: 40.1%
2008-2010 drop in Republican vote totals: 8.2%
2012-2014 drop in Democratic vote totals: 31.2%
2012-2014 drop in Republican vote totals: 11.0%
In yesterday's primary election, Republicans (with 52.3% of the vote) outpolled Democrats (47.7%) by 90,156.
Source: The New York Times
A link to the entire 2014 Case of the Quadrennial Democrats series is found here.