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About 6,000 register nonpartisan from July to August

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About 6,000 register nonpartisan from July to August

CREATED Sep 2, 2014

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Nevada voter rolls have about 6,000 more registered nonpartisan voters compared with a month earlier, although both Republican and Democratic parties lost voters.

The Nevada Secretary of State's Office released statistics Tuesday showing the state's voter roster grew by about 4,000 people from July to August.

Democrats make up 40 percent of the active voter list, while Republicans comprise 35 percent and nonpartisans make up 19 percent. The rest are registered with Libertarian, Independent American or other parties.

Nearly 1.2 million people are considered active registered voters in Nevada.

Residents musts register by mail by Oct. 4, or online or in person by Oct. 14, to vote in the Nov. 4 general election.