Cambridge Civic Journal Forum

October 24, 2015

2015 Cambridge Pre-Election Fun Facts

Filed under: 2015 Election,Cambridge — Robert Winters @ 2:21 am

Farmers Unite!2015 Cambridge Election Fun Facts (Oct 24, 2015):

There are currently 63,325 registered Cambridge voters.

Of these, 45,038 are listed as "active" voters.

There are 16,479 registered voters who voted in the 2013 municipal election.

There are 10,248 registered voters who voted in both the 2011 and 2013 municipal elections.

There are 7,890 registered voters who voted in the 2009, 2011 and 2013 municipal elections.

There are 6,052 registered voters who voted in the 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2013 municipal elections.

There are 152 registered voters who have voted in every citywide primary and general election since 1997.

There are 5,157 voters who registered this year (2015).

There are 7,409 registered voters who list their occupation as "student".

There are 1,109 registered voters who list their occupation as "professor".

There are 369 registered voters who list their occupation as "artist".

There are 161 registered voters who list their occupation as "musician".

There are 9 registered voters who list their occupation as "farmer".

Addendum:
In 2011 there were 60,367 registered voters at the time of the municipal election.
Of these, 4,413 registered during the year 2011.
736 of these recently registered voters (17%) voted in the Nov 2011 municipal election.

In 2013 there were 70,618 registered voters at the time of the municipal election (typically higher after a presidential election year).
Of these, 4,291 registered during the year 2013.
809 of these recently registered voters (19%) voted in the Nov 2013 municipal election.

In 2015 there are 63,325 registered voters eligible to vote in the municipal election.
Of these, 5,157 registered during the year 2015.

3 Comments

  1. How would this kind of information be compiled for Boston!?…

    Comment by theszak — October 26, 2015 @ 7:58 pm

  2. I bet if you pull the May 2010 special election from this list (and maybe the primary before it) the numbers for “every election” would jump.

    Comment by Kathy — November 3, 2015 @ 6:02 pm

  3. Actually, the May 2010 election isn’t included because, unless I’m mistaken, that was not a citywide election. Therefore the result would be the same.

    Comment by Robert Winters — November 3, 2015 @ 7:05 pm

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