Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Graphic: Breaking down Philly voter turnout

Graphic: Breaking down Philly voter turnout

A new report delves into the city's wards, and found turnout in last year's election was the second lowest in a gubernatorial election since '90.

A new report delves into the city's wards, and found turnout in last year's election was the second lowest in a gubernatorial election since '90.


Highest voter turnout
The office of City Commissioner Al Schmidt released a breakdown last month of voting in the 2014 general election. The in-depth look at trends delved deep into the city's wards, showing the propensity in certain areas for Democrats and Republicans to turn out in greater — and lesser — numbers. The report also found that turnout overall in Philadelphia was the second lowest in a gubernatorial election since 1990. Below are some of the findings. The full report can be found here.
Hover over each ward to see the breakdown.

  • Higher Democratic turnout
  • Higher Republican turnout
  • Equal percent turnout
Ward name TURNOUT

Democrats:
Republicans:
Other party:
Total:


Democratic turnout
  • Less than 15%
  • 16% to 30%
  • 31% to 45%
  • 46% or more
Republican turnout
  • Less than 15%
  • 16% to 30%
  • 31% to 45%
  • 46% or more

Decline in voter turnout
Gubernatorial general election

Voter registration
Philadelphia 2014 General Elections
  • Democratic
  • Republican
  • Other parties
Voter turnout
SOURCE: Office of City Commissioner Al Schmidt
OLIVIA HALL / Philly.com
By the numbers