Republicans outnumber independents in latest statewide voter registration numbers

Posted at 5:58 PM, Aug 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-22 20:58:12-04

On the heels of an Aug. 30 primary, new voter registration numbers show growth among the political parties. 

According to voter registration data released by the Secretary of State's Office Monday, there are 1,185,023 registered Republicans, 1,019,050 registered Democrats and 1,164,373 registered voters with no party affiliation. 

“These numbers seem to indicate voters are re-engaging with the political parties for this election cycle,” said Secretary of State Michele Reagan. 

Compared to August 2014, the number of registered voters are up across the board overall: