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Voter Registrations Nearly Equal Between Republicans and Democrats; Independents Growing

Sam Felder

The Oklahoma State Elections Board released new figures for voters’ registration by party yesterday.

While Democrats have the largest number of registered voters, their advantage has shrunk in the last nine months. Those registered as Republicans and Independents have increased in number since last January.

Over two million voters are registered, an increase of 43,644 or about 2.2%.

Registered Democrats fell by about 1,500, registered Republicans increased by nearly 27,000, and Independents increased just over 18,000.

The number of registered Republicans trail registered Democrats by only 2,879. Independents represent nearly 13% of the registered voters.


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