The numbers are in, and they are striking. Fifty-five percent of registered New York City voters got out there on election day and voted.

The highest voter participation rate was in Staten Island (aka Richmond County). The largest absolute number of voters were in Brooklyn. And the highest percentage of support for Barack Obama came out of the Bronx.

Borough Barack Obama John McCain Other Total Total Registered Voters % Voting for Barack Obama Voter Participation %
Manhattan 490,634 79,448 6,223 576,305 1,036,012 85% 56%
Brooklyn 545,785 139,594 6,209 691,588 1,288,605 79% 54%
Queens 436,398 144,362 5,710 586,470 1,008,724 74% 58%
Bronx 300,327 38,560 1,724 340,611 662,523 88% 51%
Staten Island 73,192 80,853 987 155,032 259,199 47% 60%
Total 1,846,336 482,817 20,853 2,350,006 4,255,063 79% 55%

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