In the first analysis, we saw a little over 7,500 ballots requested and sent out; this batch gives us 8,899 requests sent out. Within these ballot requests:
|Requests Sent Out for Mail-In Absentee Ballots for 2014 North Carolina General Election as of 9-11-14|
In looking at a few key things:
- Registered Democrats are 41% of the requests, with registered Republicans at 37% and registered unaffiliated voters at 21%.
- Ballots going to white voters are 81% of the requests, with black voters at 13%.
- Women are 56% of the requests, with men just 43%. Within female voters, 45% are registered Democrats, 36% Republicans, and 19% unaffiliated. Within male voters, 37% are registered Democrats, 39% Republicans, and 24% unaffiliated.
- Average age for requested ballots so far: 64 years old.
- Congressional District 9 (Republican Incumbent Robert Pittenger running unopposed) has 12% of the requested ballots, while District 6 (Republican Mark Walker vs. Democrat Laura Fjeld) has 11%.