With ballots still being counted, the final certified results of voter turnout is not expected to be available for several more weeks. The United States Elections Project is an information source for the United States electoral system. The project run by Dr. Michael P. McDonald, associate professor of Political Science at the University of Florida, features “timely and accurate election statistics, electoral laws, research reports,

and other useful information regarding the United States electoral system.” Current statistics from the project estimate that 231,556,622 Americans were eligible to vote in the 2016 presidential elections. Of those, an estimated 134,457,600 voted. Assuming these numbers are correct, the voter turnout, as the proportion of the voting eligible population (rather than voting age population) is 58.1 percent. READ¬†MORE