Record voter registration after gubernatorial election

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Voter registration in Oklahoma has reached a contemporary all-time high following a gubernatorial election.

Tulsa World reports that the Oklahoma Tell Election Board’s annual Jan. 15 voter registration count eclipsed 2.1 million.

Voter registration totals are in most cases the top after a presidential election. The 2017 voter count, taken two months after the 2016 presidential election, place total registration at 2,161,881, which used to be roughly 35,000 bigger than this 12 months’s sum.

The closing gubernatorial election’s voter total in 2015 stood at a bit over 2 million.

Republican and honest registrations devour persisted their upward developments in contemporary years. Honest voters elevated by 27 % and Republicans by 14 % from 2015 to 2019. Democrats dropped 12 % in the same length.

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Files from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com

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