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Nevada: Nonpartisan outpaces Democrat, GOP among new registrations

Primary Election day in Nevada on June 9, 2020
Posted at 6:35 PM, Sep 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-01 21:35:39-04

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The number of registered voters in Nevada increased last month. Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske reported Tuesday that Republicans added more new voters to their rolls than Democrats but unaffiliated voters outpaced both parties.

Overall 36,846 more active registered voters were added to the state’s rolls last month.

Of those, 11,746 registered as nonpartisan voters; 11,441 registered as Republicans and 9,274 registered as Democrats.

Statewide, Democrats make up 38% of Nevada’s active voters, while Republicans make up 33% and nonpartisan voters make up 23%.

There are nearly 1.7 million active registered voters in Nevada.