SECRETARY OF STATE ADAMS: VOTER REGISTRATION IN KENTUCKY IS BACK

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Secretary of State Michael Adams

FRANKFORT, KY – Secretary of State Michael Adams is announcing that voter registration in Kentucky continues to rebound after two years of stasis. 

In June, 8,486 new voters were added to rolls and 5,733 voters were removed.

“Voter registration is back,” said Adams. “Before the fall campaign heats up and early voting starts, now is a good time to check your voter information at govoteky.com.”

5,733 voters were removed from the rolls in June – 3,251 deceased voters, 1,350 voters convicted of felonies, 948 who moved out of state, 115 voters who voluntarily de-registered, 66 adjudged mentally incompetent, and 3 duplicate registrations.

Republican registrants account for 45.2 percent of the electorate, with 1,612,060 voters. Republican registration increased by 3,857 voters, a 0.24 percent increase. Democratic registrants account for 45.1 percent of the electorate, with 1,609,569 voters. Democratic registration dropped by 2,754, a 0.17 percent decrease.

Voters with other affiliations, including independent, account for 9.7 percent of the electorate, with 345,674 voters.

“Other” registration increased by 1,650 voters, a 0.48 percent increase.

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