Thu July 17, 2014
Republicans Maintain Voter-Registration Advantage
New figures from the Kansas secretary of state’s office show that Republicans have maintained their significant voter-registration advantage since March.
But the preliminary numbers released Wednesday also show a small increase in the number of unaffiliated voters since March 1. The registration deadline for the August 5 primary was Tuesday.
Kansas Voter Breakdown
- The number of total registered voters grew by about 6,600 since March 1, to more than 1.73 million.
- The number of registered Republicans grew slightly, they represent 44.1 percent of registered voters.
- There are now slightly fewer Democrats, about 24.3 percent of the total.
- The number of unaffiliated voters grew by 1.4 percent. They're now nearly 31 percent of registered voters.