The Nevada secretary of state’s office says over 15,000 residents have registered since the close of the primary election registration period in May.
The deadline to register for this year’s primary election is tonight.
Nevada Democrats retain a 64,000 voter registration lead over Republicans as the 2014 election season ramps up.
The voter registration deadline to vote in the June primary is May 20th
Political parties in Nevada saw slight increases in voter registration numbers in January.
Arizona plans implement a dual-track voting system allowing people who register to vote without submitting proof of citizenship to cast ballots only for federal offices such as Congress but not for state or local offices.
As Republicans and Democrats battle for new voter registrations, more Nevadans chose a third option.
Nevada Secretary of State encouraging participation
Assembly Bill 440 would extend voter registration to the Friday before a primary or general election.
Nevada voters would be able to register up to the Friday before an election under a bill being considered by a Senate committee.