Presidential elections in the United States - reasons for not voting 2012

Reasons for registered voters not voting in the U.S. presidential elections in 2012

Presidential elections in the United States - reasons for not voting 2012 This statistic shows the percentage of non-voters among registered voters for the 2012 U.S. presidential elections, sorted by the reason for not voting. 2.6 percent of the respondents had transportation problems, therefore were unable to vote in the presidential elections.
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Reasons for registered voters not voting in the U.S. presidential elections in 2012

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Percentage of registered voters
Too busy, conflicting schedule18.9%
Not interested 15.7%
Illness or disability 14%
Did not like candidates or campaign issues12.7%
Other reason 11.1%
Out of town 8.6%
Registration problems 5.5%
Forgot to vote 3.9%
Transportation problems3.3%
Don’t know or refused 3%
Inconvenient polling place2.7%
Bad weather conditions 0.8%
Percentage of registered voters
Too busy, conflicting schedule18.9%
Not interested 15.7%
Illness or disability 14%
Did not like candidates or campaign issues12.7%
Other reason 11.1%
Out of town 8.6%
Registration problems 5.5%
Forgot to vote 3.9%
Transportation problems3.3%
Don’t know or refused 3%
Inconvenient polling place2.7%
Bad weather conditions 0.8%
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This statistic shows the percentage of non-voters among registered voters for the 2012 U.S. presidential elections, sorted by the reason for not voting. 2.6 percent of the respondents had transportation problems, therefore were unable to vote in the presidential elections.
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Release date
May 2013
Region
United States
Survey time period
2012
Age group
18 years and older
Special properties
Registered voters
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