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Florida Republicans prolong voter registration edge – Tampa Bay Occasions

The Republican Get together of Florida continued to increase its voter registration edge in August, holding an almost 270,000-voter benefit over the state Democratic Get together, in response to knowledge posted Wednesday on the state Division of Elections web site.

The state had 5,233,366 registered Republicans on Aug. 31 and 4,963,722 registered Democrats. It additionally had 3,939,389 unaffiliated voters and 258,804 voters registered with third events.

On July 25, the ultimate day to register for the August main elections, Republicans held an almost 229,000-voter benefit over Democrats. The brand new knowledge point out the variety of registered Democrats elevated by just one,658 voters between July 25 and Aug. 31, whereas Republicans gained 42,348.

Democrats historically held a registration edge in Florida, however the GOP took the lead final yr.

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