Registrar of Voters Releases First-Ever Voter Data Trends Report
Report offers unique insight into the most significant changes among Orange County’s voters
SANTA ANA, CA – October 12, 2018 – The Registrar of Voters released the inaugural 2018 Voter Data Trends Report today with voter data spanning the years 2004 – 2018. The report is based on voter data maintained by the agency, which provides insights into the changing behaviors of Orange County’s voters.
- There are more voters in Orange County than in 18 other U.S. states.
- Baby Boomers’ participation in elections continues to increase while the Silent Generation decreases.
- 25% of voters have only participated in 1 to 2 elections.
- No Party Preference voters make up 27% of the current registration, up 3% in less than a year.
- Voters are abandoning polling places – usage has dropped 20% on average.
- Provisional ballots cast in 2004 was 1 in 100, now they represent 1 in 10.
Quote by Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley:
“Orange County voter demographics have shifted over the past 14 years – and their voting tendencies and behaviors have changed as well”. He continued, “Our Voter Data Trends report offers unique insight into the most significant changes”.
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About the Registrar of Voters:
The Registrar of Voters is responsible for conducting elections in the County of Orange, the fifth largest voting jurisdiction in the United States with 1.6 million registered voters. We are a County agency, which receives funding from the County’s General Fund and periodic reimbursement from the federal government, the State of California and local jurisdictions.