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Voter Registration Soars in San Diego County

New voters are younger, more diverse and more Democratic-leaning than the overall electorate

Daily Business Report, SD METRO MAGAZINE

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

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“The presidential race is casting a shadow over local elections, despite the high probability that both the Democratic and Republican presidential primaries are effectively over,” said Senior Policy Analyst Vince Vasquez, author of the report. “In San Diego County, many of these new voters that have been added to the rolls fit the profile of Bernie Sanders supporters. There isn’t any evidence that their motivation is waning. It’s a good bet that they will be heard this election cycle.”