For the first time, Republicans are a majority of Oklahoma's voters
For the first time, Republicans are a majority of Oklahoma’s voters.
Of the 2,259,113 Oklahomans in the official pre-election tally of registered voters, Republicans make up 50.01%.
The last time a majority of voters belonged to one party prior to a presidential election was Nov. 1, 2004, when Democrats made up 51.3% of registered voters. Democrats are 33.23% this year.
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The Oklah0ma State Election Board releases official voter registration snapshots annually on Jan. 15, and on Nov. 1 in presidential election years.
The total number of registered voters for Tuesday's balloting is the largest since Oklahoma began tracking pre-election voter registration statistics in 2000, the year George W. Bush and Al Gore were running.
Here's the list of total registered voters since the 2000 election:
- 2020: 2,259,113
- 2016: 2,157,450
- 2012: 2,114,713
- 2008: 2,184,092
- 2004: 2,143,978
- 2000: 2,233,602
Democrats lost their edge among registered voters in 2015.