WalletHub: 2016’s States with the Highest Political Engagement Among Blacks

In honor of Black History Month and with presidential primaries in full swing, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 48 states across six key metrics that speak to the level of black political engagement. The data set includes black voter turnout and registration during the most recent presidential and midterm elections as well as the proportional representation of blacks in the state legislature and national party conventions. Scroll down for the complete ranking, expert political commentary and our detailed methodology.

Source: WalletHub

1 Wisconsin 75.18

2 Ohio 74.17

3 Mississippi 73.07