Election Board reports spike in voter rolls
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma's Election Board secretary says more than 21,000 Oklahoma voters registered to vote last month.
Secretary Paul Ziriax said Monday that there has been a net increase of nearly 68,000 voters since January, including more than 21,000 during September.
The deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 6 general election is Oct. 12.
Ziriax also reported that Democrats still have the most registered voters in Oklahoma, but that Republicans and independents are growing at a faster rate.
As of Sept. 30, Oklahoma had just more than two million registered voters with 46 percent being Democrats, 42 percent Republican and 12 percent independents.
Since January 1st Republicans have added about 45,000 registered voters while Democrats have added nearly 7,000.
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