Politics
11:12 am
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.