Voter Registration In Dracut Sees Major Increase Since 2012
Nov 03, 2016 03:47PM
● By Bill Gilman
Voter registration in Massachusetts, and specifically in Middlesex County, has seen a significant increase over the past four years.
According to an article published by the State House News, there are 192,133 new registered voters in Massachusetts since the 2012 Presidential Election. The number of registered voters in the Bay State is now 4,534,974, according to data supplied by the office of Sec. of State William Galvin.
Middlesex County has 1.4 million registered voters, the highest total of any county in the state. There have been 55,229 new registrations since 2012, according to the State House News report.
Dracut's numbers reflect a similar increase. According to Town Clerk Kathleen Graham, in 2012, there were 20.068 registered voters. That number has increased to 21,883, an increase of a whopping 9 percent in just four years.
In terms of allegiance, 54 percent of voters in Massachusetts are registered as unenrolled, with 34.18 percent registered as Democrats and 10.68 percent as Republicans.