Census Shows Voter Registrations Changes

Capitol Report New Mexico - Since the 2008 election, registered Democrats in the state of New Mexico have lost 22,868 voters — a decline of 3.9 percent — while registered Republicans have lost 5,889, which represents a loss of 1.6 percent. Independents, meanwhile, have seen a slight uptick, gaining 1,485 registered voters in the last three years, which represents a 0.8 percent rise. The numbers figure to have a major impact in the 2012 elections as New Mexico is considered one of eight battleground states in the US as the presidential, congressional and statewide races will be hard-fought between Democrats and Republicans. Here are the numbers for all eight battleground states, as compiled by the centrist political organization: Read full story here: News New Mexico


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