US Election 2008 by the numbers

I love the numbers behind the election

1. US population is 301,139,947

2. # of people over 18 years of age (who can vote) is 227, 059, 520

3. Illegal & Legal immigrants who cannot vote 17,292,992

4. # of people that voted in this election is 136,393,939

5. % voter turnover is 59.9% (of people that can vote) and 64% of people that are eligible to vote

6. Obama: 62,945,655 (52%) and McCain 55,753,366 (46%) – this totals 118,699,021, with 7 states still counting according to CNN which will take the total to 136, 393,939

7. This is the highest voter turnout in 40+ years

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