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Elections & Voting

Guide to general information about elections and voting.

Voting Statistics by Race and Ethnicity

Why can't I get exact percentages on how different races / ethnicities voted?

Race and ethnicity is not specified when a person registers to vote so you cannot get exact statistics from the actual vote count. Estimates are compiled from various exit polls and surveys.

You can see the questions asked to register on a sample Texas Voter registration form here: Texas Voter Registration Form 


Estimates of race / ethnicity counts come from exit polls and surveys - 2016: