Are Republican presidential candidates killing voter morale?
- 12.2% voter turnout during six 2000 GOP primaries or caucuses before Super Tuesday
- 13.2% voter turnout during the same period in the 2008 Republican primary and caucus cycle
- 11.5% voter turnout during the 2012 election cycle in the contests ahead of Super Tuesday source
» More highlights from the report include: An abysmal 7.8% voter turnout in Massachusetts, the state where Mitt Romney served as governor, can’t bode well for the Republican presidential hopeful. Though it still wasn’t as bad as Virginia, where only Mitt Romney and Ron Paul appeared on ballots, and a mere 4.6% of the eligible voting population actually cast a vote. Read the full report here.