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Thu April 29, 2010
GOP Making Inroads in Voter Registration Numbers
By Tony McVeigh
Frankfort, KY – Republicans are gaining ground on Democrats in the latest voter registration numbers released by the Kentucky Secretary of State's office. Democrats still outnumber Republicans almost two-to-one, but since the 2008 Presidential election, Democrats have lost 44-thousand registered voters.
"Democrats maintain a large number advantage, but in terms of percentages, Democrats are losing voters, while Republicans and Others are gaining."
Les Fugate of the Secretary of State's office says 57-percent of Kentucky's registered voters are Democrats and 37-percent are Republicans. The remaining six-percent are independents, or "Others." Fifty-three percent of the state's registered voters are women and 43-percent are men. Kentucky currently has two-point-eight million registered voters.