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2018 Mid-Term Election: by the numbers (voter statistics)

Sacha SanguinettiNovember 6, 2018

With Election Day upon us, here is a look at some of the vital voter statistics in the state of Kansas and in select counties from northwest Kansas. This data includes voter turnout numbers from the 2018 primary election, 2016 general election and 2014 general election.

 

General election voter statistics for the State of Kansas (source: Kansas Secretary of State website):

Total number of registered voters in Kansas: 1,841,848

Registered Republicans: 817,713

Registered Democrats: 463,114

Registered Libertarians: 17,618

Unaffiliated: 543,403

Voter turnout for the 2018 mid-term Primary Election (statewide): 27.1%

Voter turnout for the 2016 General Election (statewide): 67.4%

Voter turnout for the 2014 mid-term General Election (statewide): 50.8%

 

Following are some general election voter statistics for counties in northwest Kansas (source: Kansas Secretary of State website):

 

Cheyenne County

Republican: 1,463

Democrat: 219

Libertarian: 9

Total # of registered voters: 1,934

Voter turnout for the 2018 mid-term Primary Election: 29.9%

Voter turnout for the 2016 General Election: 75.1%

Voter turnout for the 2014 mid-term General Election: 57.9%

 

Decatur County

Republican: 1,471

Democrat: 266

Libertarian: 8

Total # of registered voters: 2,159

Voter turnout for the 2018 mid-term Primary Election: 25.1%

Voter turnout for the 2016 General Election: 71.0%

Voter turnout for the 2014 mid-term General Election: 62.2%

 

Gove County

Republican: 1,277

Democrat: 242

Libertarian: 2

Total # of registered voters: 1,840

Voter turnout for the 2018 mid-term Primary Election: 33.7%

Voter turnout for the 2016 General Election: 72.4%

Voter turnout for the 2014 mid-term General Election: 44.4%

 

Greeley County

Republican: 723

Democrat: 45

Libertarian: 2

Total # of registered voters: 866

Voter turnout for the 2018 mid-term Primary Election: 28.1%

Voter turnout for the 2016 General Election: 78.0%

Voter turnout for the 2014 mid-term General Election: 63.0%

 

Lane County

Republican: 909

Democrat: 144

Libertarian: 8

Total # of registered voters: 1,273

Voter turnout for the 2018 mid-term Primary Election: 35.1%

Voter turnout for the 2016 General Election: 68.4%

Voter turnout for the 2014 mid-term General Election: 60.6%

 

Logan County

Republican: 1,417

Democrat: 210

Libertarian: 9

Total # of registered voters: 1,932

Voter turnout for the 2018 mid-term Primary Election: 37.1%

Voter turnout for the 2016 General Election: 74.8%

Voter turnout for the 2014 mid-term General Election: 60.5%

 

Norton County

Republican: 2,290

Democrat: 376

Libertarian: 18

Total # of registered voters: 3,403

Voter turnout for the 2018 mid-term Primary Election: 39.2%

Voter turnout for the 2016 General Election: 68.8%

Voter turnout for the 2014 mid-term General Election: 59.6%

 

Rawlins County

Republican: 1,502

Democrat: 230

Libertarian: 17

Total # of registered voters: 2,096

Voter turnout for the 2018 mid-term Primary Election: 33.4%

Voter turnout for the 2016 General Election: 71.2%

Voter turnout for the 2014 mid-term General Election: 57.0%

 

Sheridan County

Republican: 1,264

Democrat: 267

Libertarian: 2

Total # of registered voters: 1,857

Voter turnout for the 2018 mid-term Primary Election: 35.7%

Voter turnout for the 2016 General Election: 77.1%

Voter turnout for the 2014 mid-term General Election: 62.3%

 

Sherman County

Republican: 2,409

Democrat: 413

Libertarian: 20

Total # of registered voters: 3,606

Voter turnout for the 2018 mid-term Primary Election: 30.8%

Voter turnout for the 2016 General Election: 69.1%

Voter turnout for the 2014 mid-term General Election: 54.9%

 

Thomas County

Republican: 3,252

Democrat: 560

Libertarian: 28

Total # of registered voters: 4,921

Voter turnout for the 2018 mid-term Primary Election: 31.8%

Voter turnout for the 2016 General Election: 80.5%

Voter turnout for the 2014 mid-term General Election: 57.6%

 

Wallace County

Republican: 873

Democrat: 61

Libertarian: 0

Total # of registered voters: 1,072

Voter turnout for the 2018 mid-term Primary Election: 38.3%

Voter turnout for the 2016 General Election: 78.4%

Voter turnout for the 2014 mid-term General Election: 62.4%

 

Wichita County

Republican: 859

Democrat: 151

Libertarian: 12

Total # of registered voters: 1,370

Voter turnout for the 2018 mid-term Primary Election: 29.1%

Voter turnout for the 2016 General Election: 71.1%

Voter turnout for the 2014 mid-term General Election: 56.0%

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