Overall voter turnout in US could reach 60% according to Reuters/Ipsos estimates

Source : 112 Ukraine

If about 60% of US citizens vote, it would be the highest turnout since the days of 1968, when Richard Nixon was elected
23:25, 8 November 2016

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Overall voter turnout at the elections of President of the United States may be about 60% according to the Reuters/Ipsos estimates.

It is reported that the overall turnout is 60%, although the rate varies depending on various demographic groups.

In particular, it is expected that minority turnout would be about 43%. At the same time, experts suggest that at the elections will vote about 59% of African-American women and 69% of white men.

If voter turnout in the United States would be around 60%, it will be the highest turnout since 1968, when US President Richard Nixon was elected.

Earlier it was reported that as of 1:30 EST (20:30 Kyiv time) there is a steady increase in attendance in the five major US states - Colorado, Virginia, Georgia, Ohio, Wisconsin.

Let us remind, 8 November, Americans are choosing the president of the United States. Candidates for the post of President is the representative of the Democratic Party, former State Secretary Hillary Clinton, billionaire Donald Trump, from the Republican Party, and four other candidates.

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