HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - October 7, 2008
Last-minute registrations on Monday, the deadline, still have to
be counted, but the total released by the State Department already
far exceeds the previous record of 8.4 million set in 2004.
Democrats saw the biggest gains - an increase of more than
500,000 new voters, or 13 percent, in the past year. Republicans
saw their ranks shrink slightly by about 28,000 or 1 percent.
Statewide, there are at least 4,387,027 Democrats and 3,217,464
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