November 2, 2012

About Nine-in-Ten Registered Voters Plan to Vote

88%

About nine-in-ten registered voters say they will vote in this year’s election.

Fully 88% of registered voters say they definitely will vote in this year’s election.

Among Mitt Romney supporters, 92% say they definitely plan to vote, compared with 86% among supporters of President Barack Obama.

In the latest Pew Research Center survey done the weekend before Election Day, Romney supporters also continue to be more engaged in the election and interested in election news than Obama supporters.

Among all voters, 81% say they have given a lot of thought to the election; 87% of Romney supporters say this, compared with 79% of Obama supporters.

Overall, 55% of voters say they have been following news about the campaign very closely. About six-in-ten Romney supporters (61%) say this, compared with 54% of Obama supporters. Read More