Democrats are continuing to outpace Republicans in voter registration efforts in Nevada as the seeds of the party’s ground game continue to grow.
Currently, nearly 40 percent of the 1.32 million registered voters in Nevada are Democrats, and 34.7 percent are Republicans, according to Secretary of State figures. The rest of the voters are unaffiliated or belong to a third party.
Nevada State Democratic Party officials say the caucus in February helped lay the early groundwork for the effort.
“Since the caucus, we’ve been working tirelessly to ramp up our ground game and build out our organizing infrastructure, and voter registration is already trending our way,” Nevada State Democratic Party chairwoman Roberta Lange said in a statement.
In the runup to the caucus, an estimated 14,000 Nevadans registered as Democrats and almost 84,000 went to the February precinct caucus. The state party also had 53,000 Nevadans sign up for email updates from Nevada Democrats, and 37,000 signed up for text message updates.