Politics
2:04 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Record Number of Kentucky Residents Eligible to Vote in May Primary

Kentucky's primary is May 20.

A record number of Kentuckians have registered to vote in advance of the May 20 primary.

The Kentucky Secretary of State’s Office reports that over 3.1 million Kentuckians are registered, reflecting an increase of more than 68,000 new voters over the last year and a half.

Democrats retain their historical edge in the state, representing nearly 54 percent of registered voters. Republicans come in just below 40 percent.