Florida Democrats Continue to Build on Voter Registration Lead

Wed, Sep 14, 2016

Tallahassee, FL — Throughout the 2016 cycle, Florida Democrats have consistently lead Republicans in voter registration efforts. Between January 1st and September 1st, Florida Democrats added more than 221,250 voters to the rolls — 63% of which were Floridians of color.
 
“As we head into the final months of the presidential campaign, Florida Democrats have managed to once again register tens of thousands more voters than Republicans,” said FDP Executive Director Scott Arceneaux. “Democrats have out-registered Republicans by a 3-to-1 margin with Hispanic voters, a 20-to-1 margin with African American voters, and a 2-to-1 margin among all other minority communities in Florida. Our field team has opened 57 offices throughout the state and has talked to hundreds of thousands of Floridians.”  
 
“We look forward to building on this grassroots momentum and delivering Florida to the Democratic nominee for the third presidential election in a row.”
 
Florida voters registered between January 1st and September 1st:
                       AA             HIS          OTH         WHT          Total
 Dem            53,822        61,769      25,862     79,804      221,257
 Ind              21,672        61,860      39,564   121,763      244,859
 Rep                2,671       22,163      13,394   146,581      184,809
 Total            78,165      145,792      78,820   348,148      650,925

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