Statewide, Virginia averaged 56-percent turnout among registered voters during the 2016 Presidential Election – a 15-percent jump in turnout compared to the 2014 midterms. With 2018 being one of the most anticipated midterm elections in a generation, see where turnout was highest – and lowest – in cities and counties across the state.
Explore the map below to see turnout data for Virginia from the 2016 Presidential Election and 2018 Midterm Election. Counties will be color-coded by voter turnout rate as election results come in:
Compared to 2014, turnout was up across the board, with 82 of the state's 133 counties and independent cities seeing turnout increases of 15 percent or more. In Charlottesville City, nearly double the amount of voters cast a ballot on Tuesday compared to the 2014 midterms.
Use the map below to see the increase in turnout in Virginia's cities and counties compared to the 2014 midterms:
MORE MIDTERM 2018 COVERAGE
- Unprecedented turnout in Virginia’s Prince George’s County caused four voting locations to run out of paper ballots. The shortage caused wait times to stretch into the four-hour range, until additional ballots were finally issued. FULL STORY
- Democratic challenger Jennifer Wexton unseated Republican Barbara Comstock in the race to represent Virginia’s 10th District, which spans from Winchester to the suburbs of Fairfax County. Comstock’s projected loss was a significant one for the GOP, which has held the district for nearly 40 years. FULL STORY
- Democratic Senator Tim Kaine, who was last on the ballot in 2016 as Hillary Clinton’s running mate, was projected early in the evening to win re-election against Republican challenger Corey Stewart. Kaine ran on the motto, “A Virginia That Works for All,” with an emphasis on healthcare, education, jobs and equality. FULL STORY