NJ has 631,512 newly registered voters

November 4, 2008 11:07:12 AM PST
Voter records are being broken in New Jersey this Election Day. The secretary of state says there are 631,512 newly registered voters. That sets a record of more than 5.4 million who can vote.

Of those, 134,158 are newly registered Democrats, 41,950 Republicans and 454,711 are unaffiliated. The remaining 693 registered under third parties.

The Garden State also has received a record 287,475 absentee ballot applications.

The secretary of state says voter turnout could exceed 80 percent.

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