Who are North Carolina’s 7.4 million registered voters?

As of October 29th, 2022, North Carolina had about 7.4 million registered voters. Their partisan affiliation was roughly split between three groups: Democrat, unaffiliated, and Republican, with a slight lead to unaffiliated voters. Specifically: 2,495,097 or 34% were registered Democrat; 2,637,581 or 36% were registered Unaffiliated; 2,221,179 or 30% were registered Republican; and 50,511 or 0.7% were registered to another party. Other party registrations included Libertarian (50,272 or 0.7%) and Green Party (239 or 0.0%).…

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Who are the ~880,000 newly registered voters in North Carolina?

As early voting for the 2022 midterm elections are underway, there have been demographic shifts in North Carolina since the 2020 general elections. With election day coming soon, we’ve broken down the changes by partisan composition and who makes up our newly registered voting population based on voter registration data as of October 29, 2022. First, we should note: our state’s population continues to grow North Carolina has experienced steady population gains since 2020, with net…

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Who are North Carolina’s Unaffiliated Voters? 2022 Update

This is part of our series looking at NC’s registered voters. Other stories include an in-depth look at NC's Republican voters and an in-depth look at NC's Democratic voters. This is an update of our 2020 piece. As of October 22nd, 2022, North Carolina had 7.4 million registered voters. Of these, 2.6 million or 35.5% were registered unaffiliated. This post examines the characteristics of NC’s unaffiliated voters. Age Younger voters are the most likely to…

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Who are North Carolina’s Republican Voters? A 2022 Update

This is part of our series looking at NC's registered voters. Other stories include an in-depth look at NC's Democrat voters and an in-depth look at NC's unaffiliated voters. This is an update of our story from August 2020. As of October 22nd, 2022, North Carolina had 7.4 million registered voters. Of these, 2.2 million or 30% were registered as a Republican. Age Younger voters are the least likely to register as Republican, reflecting their…

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Who are North Carolina’s Registered Democrats? A 2022 update

This is part of our series looking at NC's registered voters. Other stories include an in-depth look at NC's Republican voters and an in-depth look at NC's unaffiliated voters. This is an update of our story from August 2020. As of October 22nd, 2022, North Carolina had 7.4 million registered voters. Of these, 2.5 million or 33.75% were registered as a Democrat. Age Older voters are the most likely to register as a Democrat, partly…

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