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Voter Registration by Year
Los Angeles County, 1990 - 2020

Voter Registration in Los Angeles County

Photo by Los Angeles County Registrar-Record/County Clerk.


Largest Political Parties in Los Angeles County by Voter Registration, 2020:

Democrat - 52.7%
No Party Preference - 24.8%
Republican - 17.1%
American Independent - 2.4%


Party Affiliation: Democrat, Republican, American Independent, Green, Libertarian, Peace & Freedom

Registration for each year was for October unless otherwise noted.

Year Eligible to Register Registered Democrat Republican American Independent Green Libertarian Peace & Freedom
2021 (1) 6,145,215 5,793,929 3,043,535 995,112 148,078 22,483 42,119 35,166
94.28% 52.53% 17.18% 2.56% 0.39% 0.73% 0.61%
2020 6,129,494 5,813,167 3,048,960 996,999 143,054 22,483 41,081 35,228
94.84% 52.45% 17.15% 2.46% 0.39% 0.71% 0.61%
2018 6,230,147 5,280,658 2,644,567 899,923 111,257 22,010 31,677 28,982
84.76% 50.08% 17.04% 2.11% 0.42% 0.60% 0.55%
Year Eligible to Register Registered Democrat Republican American Independent Green Libertarian Peace & Freedom
2016 6,222,266 5,253,427 2,722,087 975,015 113,699 23,048 30,681 31,674
84.43% 51.82% 18.56% 2.16% 0.44% 0.58% 0.60%
2014 6,096,320 4,897,915 2,473,691 1,010,254 111,365 25,072 27,999 36,003
80.34% 50.50% 20.63% 2.27% 0.51% 0.57% 0.74%
2012 5,976,156 4,758,437 2,430,612 1,037,031 105,840 23,899 24,612 23,796
79.62% 51.08% 21.79% 2.22% 0.50% 0.52% 0.50%
Year Eligible to Register Registered Democrat Republican American Independent Green Libertarian Peace & Freedom
2010 5,823,294 4,449,415 2,286,987 1,049,383 91,591 23,075 20,457 22,899
76.41% 51.40% 23.58% 2.06% 0.52% 0.46% 0.51%
2008 5,775,838 4,298,440 2,226,641 1,034,213 79,727 22,282 18,307 21,879
74.42% 51.80% 24.06% 1.85% 0.52% 0.43% 0.51%
2006 5,708,463 3,914,138 1,946,939 1,057,648 65,000 25,395 18,258 23,506
68.57% 49.74% 27.02% 1.66% 0.65% 0.47% 0.60%
Year Eligible to Register Registered Democrat Republican American Independent Green Libertarian Peace & Freedom
2004 5,656,610 3,972,738 2,016,280 1,071,615 67,091 27,858 18,952 28,654
70.23% 50.75% 26.97% 1.69% 0.70% 0.48% 0.72%
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% ---
Year Eligible to Register Registered Democrat Republican American Independent Green Libertarian Peace & Freedom
1998 (2) 5,192,309 3,772,592 2,035,585 1,106,879 61,980 14,623 16,642 22,743
72.66% 53.96% 29.34% 1.64% 0.39% 0.44% 0.60%
1996 (3) 4,508,057 3,589,155 1,935,369 1,116,180 51,602 11,381 14,681 20,464
79.62% 53.92% 31.10% 1.44% 0.32% 0.41% 0.57%
1994 4,620,158 3,665,868 2,037,899 1,162,889 49,158 11,641 14,854 18,833
79.35% 55.59% 31.72% 1.34% 0.32% 0.41% 0.51%
Year Eligible to Register Registered Democrat Republican American Independent Green Libertarian Peace & Freedom
1992 5,601,005 3,744,096 2,061,025 1,211,010 50,511 11,782 15,468 20,681
66.85% 55.05% 32.34% 1.35% 0.31% 0.41% 0.55%
1990 5,529,883 3,487,180 1,902,797 1,233,739 33,728 * 12,664 16,555
63.06% 54.57% 35.38% 0.97% * 0.36% 0.47%

* Party was not a qualified party in California at this time.
(1) February Registration; (2) May Registration; (3) January Registration

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Party Affiliation: Americans Elect, Natural Law, Reform, Unknown, Other, No Preference

Registration for each year was for October unless otherwise noted.

Year Eligible to Register Registered Americans Elect Natural Law Reform Other No Party Preference Unknown
2021 (1) 6,145,215 5,793,929 * * * 48,786 34,470 1,424,180
94.28% * * * 0.84% 0.59% 24.58%
2020 6,130,773 5,813,167 * * * 35,505 1,450,170 39,687
91.95% * * * 0.61% 24.95% 0.68%
2018 6,230,147 5,280,658 * * * 40,172 1,481,287 20,783
82.83% * * * 0.76% 28.05% 0.39%
Year Eligible to Register Registered Americans Elect Reform Unknown Other Natural Law No Party Preference
2016 6,222,266 5,253,427 * * * 41,648 1,315,575
84.43% * * * 0.79% 25.04%
2014 6,096,320 4,897,915 2,651 * * 42,703 1,168,177
79.62% 0.05% * * 0.87% 23.85%
2012 5,976,156 4,758,437 2,593 * * 231,142 878,912
79.62% 0.05% * * 4.86% 18.47%
Year Eligible to Register Registered Americans Elect Reform Unknown Other Natural Law No Party Preference
2010 5,823,294 4,449,415 * * * 38,855 916,168
76.41% * * * 0.87% 20.99%
2008 5,775,838 4,298,440 * * * 36,315 859,076
74.42% * * * 0.84% 19.99%
2006 5,708,463 3,914,138 * 7,771 * 24,358 745,263
68.57% * 0.20% * 0.62% 19.04%
Year Eligible to Register Registered Americans Elect Reform Unknown Other Natural Law No Party Preference
2004 5,656,610 3,972,738 * 10,136 * 26,103 706,049
70.23% * 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%
Year Eligible to Register Registered Americans Elect Reform Unknown Other Natural Law No Party Preference
1998 (2) 5,192,309 3,772,592 * 25,427 18,893 13,775 456,045
72.66% * 0.67% 0.50% 0.37% 12.09%
1996 (3) 4,508,057 3,589,155 * 36,725 25,725 11,718 365,310
79.62% * 1.02% 0.72% 0.33% 10.18%
1994 4,620,158 3,665,868 * * * 11,942 358,652
79.35% * * * 0.33% 9.78%
Year Eligible to Register Registered Americans Elect Reform Unknown Other Natural Law No Party Preference
1992 5,601,005 3,744,096 * * * 12,483 361,136
66.85% * * * 0.33% 9.65%
1990 5,529,883 3,487,180 * * * 8,564 279,133
63.06% * * * 0.25% 8.00%

* Not a qualified political party in California in this year.
† Not a data category in this year.
(1) February Registration; (2) May Registration; (3) January Registration

Source: California Secretary of State