Pew Research Center Study Suggests Black Voter Turnout May Have Surpassed White Turnout in 2012, for First TimeDecember 26th, 2012
On December 26, the Pew Research Center released this report about voting in November 2012. The Center believes it is likely, although not certain, that black voter turnout was higher than white voter turnout. The data refers to the percentages of all adult eligible citizens who participated in the election. Blacks are 12% of the adult population but 13% of the votes were cast by blacks.