FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Catherine Lu, Public Information Officer
(702) 486-6982 / 334-7953
(Carson City, NV; May 25, 2012) – More than one million Nevadans are registered as active voters for the June 12 primary election as of the close of the registration period on May 22. Numbers released today by Secretary of State Ross Miller’s Elections Division show that Democrats registered nearly twice as many voters than Republicans since the end of April 2012.
Between May 1 to May 22, Democrats registered 4,322 active voters, while Republicans registered 2,254 active voters. Active registered Non-Partisans increased by 2,544 during the same time period.
Of the 1,058,808 active registrants statewide, 40.9% (433,096) are Democrats, 37.24% (394,304) are Republicans, 16.13% (170,769) are Non-Partisans, 4.54% (48,022) are members of the Independent American Party, and the remaining 1.19% (12,617) are members of the Green, Libertarian, or other minor parties.
The total number of active registered voters at the close of registration for the 2012 primary election is down by 5,748 compared to the 2010 primary election close-of-registration figures.
The latest voter registration breakdown by county, party, age, and district can be found under the Election Center at www.nvsos.gov or by clicking here.
Early voting in Nevada begins tomorrow May 26 and runs through June 8. Daily voter turnout (beginning Tuesday, May 29) and early voting locations in all counties are available at www.nvsos.gov or by clicking here.
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