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Democrats outnumber Republicans statewide by more than 2 to 1

Nov 02, 2018 2:30 pm
Nolan Hicks and Carl Campanile are reporting for the New York Post data released by the state Board of Elections November 1, indicates that Democrats added 158,000 new voters during the past six months, while the GOP added just 1,435. New York now has nearly 5.8 million registered Democrats statewide, compared to 2.6 million Republicans. The GOP had nearly 41,000 fewer registered voters in November 2018 than it did in November 2017. In the 19th Congressional District Democrats have added 6,142 names to the rolls since April. During the same time, Republicans added only 301. When Republicans regularly won statewide races a generation ago, Democrats maintained a 3-to-2 advantage. “Now it’s better than 2-to-1,” said Steve Greenberg, pollster at Siena College. There are now almost as many unaffiliated voters in New York, approximately 2.5 million, as there are registered Republicans. Read the full story in the New York Post.