FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Catherine Lu, Public Information Officer
(702) 486-6982 / 334-7953
(Carson City, NV; March 1, 2013) – Following routine voter list maintenance where nearly 20,000 voters were moved to inactive status, the total number of active voters decreased to 1,284,847 at the end of February 2013 from more than 1.3 million the previous month. Numbers released by Secretary of State Ross Miller’s Elections Division show both the Republican and Democratic parties experienced a nearly even percentage decrease in registrations.
Of the 1,284,847 active registrants statewide, 42.08% (540,684) are Democrats, 34.35% (441,378) are Republicans, 17.55% (225,515) are nonpartisan, 4.68% (60,156) are members of the Independent American Party, and the remaining 1.33% (17,114) are members of the Libertarian or other minor parties.
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.
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