Siskiyou County Clerk releases voter registration report

Steve Gerace
The report of voter registration released by the Siskiyou County Clerk's office on Jan. 22, 2018.

A report from the Siskiyou County Clerk’s office shows 27,472 registered voters in the county, as of Jan. 22, 2018. Of that number, 10,568 (38.5 percent) are registered Republican, while 8,493 (31 percent) are registered as Democrats, and 6,356 (23 percent) declined to register with a party.

Of the nine city/towns listed in the report, six of them have more voters registered Republican than Democrat. The exceptions are Mount Shasta, Weed and Dunsmuir.

In all, 11,111 voters are registered in those nine city/towns, while the other 16,361 registered voters live in unincorporated areas of the county.

The totals for those nine city/towns show a fairly even split between Republicans (3,820 or 34 percent) and Democrats (3,727 or 33.5 percent), with 2,724 (24.5 percent) who declined to register with a party.

In unincorporated areas, more than 41 percent (6,748) are registered Republican, compared to 29 percent who are registered as Democrats (4,766) and 22 percent who declined to register with a party (3,632).

Four of the five Supervisorial Districts have more voters registered Republican than Democrat. The exception is District 2, whose boundary includes Mount Shasta and Dunsmuir.

Of the other parties listed, more Siskiyou County residents are registered as American Independent (1,303 or 4.7 percent) than Libertarian (334 or 1.2 percent), Green Party (213), Peace and Freedom (125) or Misc. (79).

The Jan. 22 Report of Registration and other information about voting and the June 5 Statewide Direct Primary Election can be found at the Siskiyou County elections website: www.sisqvotes.org.