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December 17, 2013

Democrats losing voters as independents on the rise

A new analysis shows there are nearly 103,000 fewer registered Democrats than there were five years ago, and 12,400 fewer Republicans in North Carolina. The defections come at a time of increasing voter registration. But the analysis finds that unaffiliated voters account for all of the increase after accounting for deaths, moves and changing parties.

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