California, Orange County, 45th and 48th Party and Non-Party Registration and Voting

California, Orange County, 45th and 48th Party and Non-Party Registration and Voting Turnout

The registration data are from May 21, 2018.

The state total registration was 19,023,417. Democrats are 8,438,268 or 44.36%. Republicans are 4,769,299 or 25.07%. No Party Preference is 4,852,817 or 25.51%. American Independent is 504,325 or 2.65%, and Libertarian is 141,701 or 0.74%. Others are less than 1%.

Orange County has 2,022,355 people eligible to register. Of these, 1,482,036 or 73.28% are registered. Of these, 501,739 or 33.85% are Democrats, and 541,278 or 36.52% are Republicans. No Party Preference has 375,595 or 25.34%. The American Independent Party has 38,555 or 2.60%. The Libertarian Party has 12,827 or 0.87%.

The Congressional Districts are partitioned at 711,000 people per district.

The CA 48 district had 388,060 registered voters. This is 26.2% of Orange County registered voters. Of the 48th total, Democrats were 116,298 or 29.97%, Republicans were 156,473 or 40.32%, No Party Preference was 96,977 or 24.99%, American Independent was 11,223 or 2.89%, and Libertarian was 3,906 or 1.01%. This district has about 4% more Republicans and 4% fewer Democrats than Orange County as a whole.

The CA 48 Primary result was 53.0% Republican and 46.0% Democratic. So Democrats gained about 16% relatively, and Republicans gained 13%.

The total vote in the 48th is 174,017. The is 44.8% of the registered voters in the 48th. The percentage vote in Orange County is 42.9%, so this district has a very similar turnout percentage.

The CA 45 district had 399,617 registered voters. This is 27.0% of the Orange County registered. Of the 45th registered, Democrats were 122,499 or 30.65%, Republicans were 152,919 or 38.27%, No Party Preference was 107,399, or 26.88%, American Independent was 10,475 or 2.62%, Libertarian is 3,515 or 0.88%. This district has about 4% more Republicans and 3% fewer Democrats than Orange County as a whole.

The CA 45 primary result was 51.7% Republican to 46.0% Democratic. So Democrats gained about 15% relatively, and Republicans gained 13.5%, relatively.

The total vote in the 45th is 167,957. This is a 42.0% turnout, again similar to the 42.9% turnout of Orange County.

The registered Democrat and Republican percentages, as well as the No Party Preference percentages are about the same in these two neighboring districts. The Primary party splits are also similar.

About Dennis SILVERMAN

I am a retired Professor of Physics and Astronomy at U C Irvine. For a decade I have been active in learning about energy and the environment, and in lecturing and attending classes at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UC Irvine.
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