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Republicans have 30,000 voter registration edge in CD2 as special election nears


By Sean Whaley, Nevada News Bureau: Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller today released statewide active voter registration numbers through the end of July.

Statewide, Republican active voters increased to 407,866, a gain of 557 over the previous month; Democrat active voters totaled 472,987, an increase of 698; and non-partisans grew by 922 voters to a total of 179,112.


Secretary of State Ross Miller

Registration in the 2nd Congressional District, where a special election will be held Sept. 13 to pick a replacement for former Rep. Dean Heller, who was appointed to the U.S. Senate, showed Democrats with 141,330 active voters, up 119 from June; Republicans, 172,281 an increase of 152 voters; and, non-partisans with 60,519 active voters, an increase of 287 over June.

The latest voter registration by county, party, age, and district can be found in the election center tab at www.nvsos.gov.

Important deadlines for the upcoming Special Election in CD 2 are:

–          August 13: Last day to register to vote by mail; registrations must be postmarked prior to midnight on this date.

–          August 23: Last day to register to vote in-person at the office of your county clerk or registrar of voters.

–          August 27: Early voting begins.

–          Sept. 9: Last day of early voting.

–          Sept. 13: Election Day.

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