2024’s States With the Highest Political Engagement Among African Americans – WalletHub Study

With Black History Month and primary season in full swing, the personal finance website WalletHub today released its report on the States With the Highest Political Engagement Among African Americans, as well as expert commentary.

To determine where black Americans are most engaged in the political process, WalletHub compared 49 states across five key metrics. They include black voter turnout and registration during the most recent midterm and presidential elections as well as the proportional representation of black people in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Political Engagement of African Americans in Texas (1=Most Politically Engaged; 24=Avg.)

  • Overall Rank: 15th
  • 26th – Black Voter Turnout (2020 Presidential Election)
  • 26th – Black Voter Turnout (2022 Midterm Elections)
  • 16th – Black Voter Registration (2020 Presidential Election)
  • 30th – Black Voter Registration (2022 Midterm Elections)
  • 1st – Proportional Representation of Black People in U.S. House of Representatives.