Sarpy County sees record numbers in voter registrations, early voting

Sarpy County

Sarpy County sees record numbers in voter registrations, early voting

Date: 
October 29, 2018

The Sarpy County Election Commission is pleased to announce that Sarpy County has surpassed 113,000 registered voters for the first time, with 113,132 eligible voters registered for the Nov. 6 election. 
 
“Reaching this registration milestone shows the tremendous growth our county continues to experience,” said Sarpy County Election Commissioner Michelle Andahl. “In just the weeks since Sept. 1, we have registered more than 1,900 new voters in Sarpy County, demonstrating that people across the metro know Sarpy is a great place to live and work.”
 
Early voting also has hit a record high for mid-term elections in Sarpy County, with 24,792 Early Voting Ballots requested by mail. An additional 3,000 voters have already cast their ballots at the election office.
 
“I want to encourage each one of our 113,132 voters to cast their ballot in this year’s general election,” said Andahl, who added that voters must return their Early Voting Ballots to the Election Office or one of four drop boxes by 8 p.m. on Nov. 6.
 
In 2014, 101,144 people registered to vote in the mid-term elections.
 
The statewide general election will be Tuesday, Nov. 6. Polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day.
 
Registration statistics for Sarpy County:

  • Republicans:     51,327
  • Democrats:       30,131
  • Non-Partisan:   29,918
  • Libertarian:      1,756