Older voters in DeKalb County are much more likely to show up at the polls on election day than younger voters.
According to information obtained from the local election commission office, DeKalb County has a total of 8,662 registered voters ages 41 and over versus 4,299 between the ages of 18 and 40. Among active voters, only 3,097 persons age 18-40 regularly vote compared with 6,876 ages 41 and older.
Females outnumber males among registered voters 6,859 to 6,101 and 5,263 to 4,709 in the group of active voters.
Here's how the number of registered voters and active voters break down by age group:
667 registered/ 667 active voters
1,769 registered/ 1,160 active voters
1,863 registered/1,270 active voters
2,192 registered/1,617 active voters
3,635 registered/ 2,909 active voters
Over age 65:
2,835 registered/ 2,350 active voters
Here's how the number of registered voters and active voters break down by district:
1,919 registered/1,518 active
1,889 registered/1,455 active
1,842 registered/1,446 active
2,107 registered/1,646 active
1,883 registered/1,460 active
1,732 registered/1,256 active
1,589 registered/1,192 active