The number of registered voters in LaRue County increased 1.7 percent during the past year, according to County Clerk Linda Carter. Totals show 166 more voters than in 2007.
As of Sept. 15, 9,978 people are registered to vote in the Nov. 4 general election. At this time last year, 9,812 were registered.
Carter said 6,678 people are registered Democrats, compared to 6,640 last year; 2,823 are Republicans, compared to 2,731 last year; 477 registered as “other,” compared to 441 last year.
Of that number, 5,149 voters are female; 4,829 are male.