Voter Registration by Year
Los Angeles County, 1990 - 2012

Registration for each year was for October unless otherwise noted.

Party Affiliation: Democrat, Republican, American Independent, Americans Elect, Green, Libertarian

Year Eligible to Register Registered Democrat Republican American Independent Americans Elect Green Libertarian
2012 5,976,156 4,758,437 2,430,612 1,037,031 105,840 2,593 23,899 24,612
79.62% 51.08% 21.79% 2.22% 0.05% 0.50% 0.52%
2010 5,823,294 4,449,415 2,2286,987 1,049,383 91,591 * 23,075 20,457
76.41% 51.40% 23.58% 2.06% * 0.52% 0.46%
2008 5,775,838 4,298,440 2,226,641 1,034,213 79,727 * 22,282 18,307
74.42% 51.80% 24.06% 1.85% * 0.52% 0.43%
2006 5,708,463 3,914,138 1,946,939 1,057,648 65,000 * 25,395 18,258
68.57% 49.74% 27.02% 1.66% * 0.65% 0.47%
2004 5,656,610 3,972,738 2,016,280 1,071,615 67,091 * 27,858 18,952
70.23% 50.75% 26.97% 1.69% * 0.70% 0.48%
2002 5,513,142 3,976,189 2,080,329 1,096,842 68,461 * 27,113 20,584
72.12% 52.32% 27.59% 1.72% * 0.68% 0.52%
2000 5,367,115 4,075,037 2,168,085 1,132,380 71,567 * 24,014 20,829
75.93% 53.20% 27.79% 1.76% * 0.59% 0.51%
1998 (1) 5,192,309 3,772,592 2,035,585 1,106,879 61,980 * 14,623 16,642
72.66% 53.96% 29.34% 1.64% * 0.39% 0.44%
1996 (2) 4,508,057 3,589,155 1,935,369 1,116,180 51,602 * 11,381 14,681
79.62% 53.92% 31.10% 1.44% * 0.32% 0.41%
1994 4,620,158 3,665,868 2,037,899 1,162,889 49,158 * 11,641 14,854
79.35% 55.59% 31.72% 1.34% * 0.32% 0.41%
1992 5,601,005 3,744,096 2,061,025 1,211,010 50,511 * 11,782 15,468
66.85% 55.05% 32.34% 1.35% * 0.31% 0.41%
1990 5,529,883 3,487,180 1,902,797 1,233,739 33,728 * * 12,664
63.06% 54.57% 35.38% 0.97% * * 0.36%

* Party was not a qualified party in California at this time.
(1) May Registration (2) January Registration


Party Affiliation: Peace & Freedom, Natural Law, Reform, Other, No Preference

Year Eligible to Register Registered Peace & Freedom Natural Law Reform Other No Party Preference
2012 5,976,156 4,758,437 23,796 * * 231,142 878,912
79.62% 0.50% * * 4.86% 18.47%
2010 5,823,294 4,449,415 22,899 * * 38,855 916,168
76.41% 0.51% * * 0.87% 20.99%
2008 5,775,838 4,298,440 21,879 * * 36,315 859,076
74.42% 0.51% * * 0.84% 19.99%
2006 5,708,463 3,914,138 23,506 7,771 * 24,358 745,263
68.57% 0.60% 0.20% * 0.62% 19.04%
2004 5,656,610 3,972,738 28,654 10,136 * 26,103 706,049
70.23% 0.72% 0.26% * 0.66% 17.77%
2002 5,513,142 3,976,189 --- 18,543 13,397 48,601 602,319
72.12% --- 0.47% 0.34% 1.22% 15.15%
2000 5,367,115 4,075,037 --- 23,796 17,429 38,415 578,522
75.93% --- 0.58% 0.43% 0.94% 14.20%
1998 (1) 5,192,309 3,772,592 22,743 25,427 18,893 13,775 456,045
72.66% 0.60% 0.67% 0.50% 0.37% 12.09%
1996 (2) 4,508,057 3,589,155 20,464 36,725 25,725 11,718 365,310
79.62% 0.57% 1.02% 0.72% 0.33% 10.18%
1994 4,620,158 3,665,868 18,833 * * 11,942 358,652
79.35% 0.51% * * 0.33% 9.78%
1992 5,601,005 3,744,096 20,681 * * 12,483 361,136
66.85% 0.55% * * 0.33% 9.65%
1990 5,529,883 3,487,180 16,555 * * 8,564 279,133
63.06% 0.47% * * 0.25% 8.00%

* Party was not a qualified party in California at this time.
(1) May Registration (2) January Registration

Source: California Secretary of State