66.2%

— Turnout rate for blacks in the 2012 presidential election according to new figures from the Census Bureau, beating white electoral turnout for the first time in American history.
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Tedetesto
Tedetesto

"blacks" and "whites"? what outdated terminology... how about "african descendants" and "arian descendants"?

Ohiolib
Ohiolib

As 3x might put it, it's because the blacks' race war is successful!

PerryWhite1
PerryWhite1

Hey, GOP, keep up that voter suppression, will ya? Thanks, guys, 'ppreciate it.

formerlyjames
formerlyjames

The Republicans also made their wait in lines much longer as well.  

forgottenlord
forgottenlord

I wonder how many of them voted *because* of the steps taken to disenfranchise them.

fitty_three
fitty_three

Tis makes twice in three elections that black Americans kicked the GOP in the teeth

sacredh
sacredh

If we can get the Hispanic vote up that high, the GOP can kiss any further national elections goodbye.

bobell
bobell

Great.  Now if only they'll show up in equal numbers in 2014, maybe the Forces of Light can take back some state governments.