Recent local voter turnout rates have increased by over 24%.
Since 2014, the Omaha-Council Bluffs area has consistently seen a voter turnout rate between 43% and 60% in both local and state midterm elections. In presidential elections, however, that rate has jumped, particularly in the most recent election.
Local voter turnout rates have been higher than state and national rates.
Across the state and country, turnout rates in the 2020 election were higher than in 2016. Our local turnout rates also increased, and we remained higher than state and local rates.
About the Data
This quick look at Civic Engagement comes from The Landscape, a set of thoughtfully collected data that provides a snapshot of our community today and reveals the areas where we could improve the quality of life.
By combining comprehensive, publicly available data with insight and knowledge from nonprofits and residents, The Landscape is a community resource that can help set priorities, identify areas for collaboration, and inform decision-making on investments.