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Voter Registration Numbers Decrease in October Due to Routine List Maintenance

Post Date:11/01/2017 4:40 PM

 Secretary of State Banner

Contact: Jennifer A. Russell
(775) 684-5793

(Carson City, NV; November 1, 2017) – Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske announces an overall decrease of 36,090 active registered voters in Nevada during the month of October 2017.  The total number of statewide active registered voters is 1,450,794, a reduction of 2.43% compared to September 2017.  The reduction in active registered voters is attributed to routine voter list maintenance.

Democratic Party active registered voters statewide decreased by 17,616 (3.03%) and Republican Party active registered voters decreased by 6,440 (1.31%). Nonpartisan active registered voters decreased by 9,033 (2.86%), Independent American Party active registered voters decreased by 1,713 (2.60%) and Libertarian Party of Nevada active registered voters decreased by 314 (2.20%).  Active registered voters from a compilation of “other” minor political parties decreased by 974 (5.71%).

Of the 1,450,794 active registered voters in Nevada:

  • 563,530 are Democrats (38.84%);

  • 485,778 are Republicans (33.48%);

  • 307,334 are Nonpartisan (21.18%);

  • 64,156 are members of the Independent American Party (4.42%);

  • 13,927 are members of the Libertarian Party of Nevada (0.96%); and

  • 16,069 are members of other minor political parties (1.11%)

The latest voter registration breakdown by county, party, age, and district can be found under the Election Center at or by clicking here.



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