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Nevada Voter Registration At Record High; 1.5 Million-Plus

RENO, Nev. (AP) — More than 1.5 million Nevadans are now registered to vote in the June primary elections, the most in state history.

Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske said Thursday it's the first time total registration in Nevada has topped the 1.5 million mark since the 2012 general election.

The total at the end of March was 1,504,801. That's 3,983 more than in 2012.

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Democrats now have a registration advantage of more than 100,000 over Republicans, with a total of 610,094 to the GOP's 509,087. Nearly 292,000 voters are registered as non-partisan, about 69,500 as Independent American and about 11,500 as members of other parties.

The deadline to register for the June primaries is May 24.