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Making history, America's blacks voted at higher rates than whites in 2012, lifting Democrat Barack Obama to victory amid voter apathy, particularly among young people, new census data show. Despite increasing population, the number of white voters declined for the first time since 1996.(Photo by Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Census: Amid Voter Apathy, First Decline In White Voters Since 1996

Making history, America’s blacks voted at higher rates than whites in 2012, lifting Democrat Barack Obama to victory amid voter apathy, particularly among young people, new census data show. Despite increasing population, the number of white voters declined for the first time since 1996.

05/09/2013

African-American voters set record numbers in voter turnout in the November 2012 election. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Study: African-American Voter Turnout Rate Surpassing Whites

African-American voters had a higher turnout rate than all other minority groups in 2012, and may have voted at a higher rate than whites for the first time in U.S. history.

12/28/2012

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