Late voter registration trends

Voter registration for Nov 8th, 2016 in WA  has closed and here’s a breakdown of some late registration trends.

The average age of a recently registered voters is 37, roughly 11 years younger than the average age of all voters. This trend is consistent across all 49 legislative districts.

Here’s a breakdown by legislative district, showing average ages of All voters, only voters registered 2016, and the difference between them.

Leg. District

All Voters

Registered in 2016

Difference

15

47.2

33.2

14.0

43

41.7

33.2

8.5

9

47.5

34.1

13.3

29

45.8

35.1

10.6

36

44.6

35.2

9.4

28

48.2

35.3

12.9

44

46.8

35.5

11.2

46

47.3

35.7

11.6

27

47.2

36.2

11.0

25

47.6

36.3

11.3

40

49.4

36.4

13.1

1

47.4

36.6

10.9

2

47.2

36.6

10.6

45

48.0

36.8

11.3

5

47.6

36.8

10.8

38

48.2

36.9

11.3

21

48.0

36.9

11.1

48

48.8

36.9

11.8

39

48.5

37.1

11.5

16

49.5

37.1

12.4

17

48.1

37.1

11.0

23

50.3

37.1

13.2

41

49.4

37.2

12.1

47

47.4

37.3

10.1

6

48.8

37.3

11.4

18

48.7

37.3

11.4

3

46.4

37.4

9.1

31

48.3

37.5

10.8

11

46.6

37.5

9.1

14

50.6

37.5

13.1

30

47.9

37.7

10.2

22

48.5

37.7

10.8

49

48.8

37.9

10.9

13

49.6

38.0

11.7

8

48.9

38.1

10.9

37

46.0

38.1

7.9

32

49.1

38.3

10.8

33

48.3

38.4

10.0

26

50.3

38.6

11.7

34

48.4

38.6

9.8

4

49.1

38.6

10.5

42

49.0

39.8

9.2

35

51.6

40.1

11.5

12

52.0

40.4

11.5

20

51.1

40.6

10.4

10

52.7

40.8

12.0

7

52.0

40.8

11.2

19

52.1

42.0

10.1

24

55.6

45.9

9.7

Districts average about a 1% increase from new registrations in ’16.

Here are the top 10 legislative districts by new-registration.

Leg. District

Number Voters

New Registrations

% growth

40

100,566

3,090

3.07%

43

118,302

2,516

2.13%

12

83,491

1,675

2.01%

22

108,232

2,066

1.91%

42

100,282

1,792

1.79%

13

78,080

1,389

1.78%

9

83,842

1,481

1.77%

8

89,393

1,567

1.75%

21

94,752

1,650

1.74%

3

86,858

1,511

1.74%

Here are some visualizations of the breakdown.

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