Around 138 million Americans voted in the 2016 presidential election. From Business Insider.
However, those 138 million Americans only make up 58.1% of our voting-eligible population (those American citizens over 18). From United States Elections Project.
In Pennsylvania, it is estimated that 61.3% of voting-eligible population voted, around 5,965,000 people. From United States Elections Project.
While these numbers seem high, our voter percentage is not higher than the 2008 (61.6%) or 2012 (58.6%) election turnout. From United States Elections Project.
This has been the question. Some of the blame has been placed on the media (see the Media Influence to learn more) and then it also comes down to who showed up at the polls. Game-changers include: