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Eyeballs roll, eyeballs rule, voters…

The audience for Wednesday’s GOP debate was reportedly the largest group ever to watch anything on CNBC.

CNBC reports that the audience for Wednesday night’s debate was 14 million.

Taegan Goddard’s “Political Wire” says that makes it the largest group ever to watch anything on CNBC.

The all-time in voter participation in a U.S. election (in number of voters, not percentage of those eligible) was the 131 million who voted in 2008. In 2012, notwithstanding the increase of eight million voters in the interim, the number voting declined to 126 million.