Figure 2: Estimates of Voter Turnout based on Registered Electors and Electors in Population, Federal General Elections 2004 to 2011

The bar graph shows the difference in turnout rate since 2004 when replacing registered electors with an estimate of the size of the electoral population in the denominator of the turnout measure. The percentage values of turnout when using either electors in population or registered electors are as follows:

June 28, 2004 GE

Jan. 23, 2006 GE

Oct. 14, 2008 GE

May 2, 2011 GE