WKYT Interactive | Kentucky's political landscape headed into primary day

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - As Kentucky heads toward the May 22 primary, Democrats and female voters are the two majorities in the state.

The May 2018 State Board of Elections voter registration statistics report shows 50 percent of registered voters statewide are Democrats compared to 41 percent who are Republicans.

Democrats hold the greatest voting power in six eastern Kentucky counties where 80 or more perfect of voters are registered Democrats. Those Democrat strongholds are Elliott, Morgan, Wolfe, Breathitt, Knott, and Floyd counties.

For the Republicans, the counties it has the greatest strongholds are six counties across southern and southeastern Kentucky. The counties where Republicans make 80 or more percent of registered voters are Monroe, Clinton, Cumberland, Casey, Jackson, Clay and Leslie counties.

Robertson County is the only Kentucky county where men make up the majority of registered voters, according to the report. Statewide 53 percent of registered voters are women. Western Kentucky's Fulton County is home to the largest percentage of registered female voters.



 
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