Arizona's voter registration rises by 1 percent

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PHOENIX -- The number of registered voters in Arizona has increased 1 percent over the last three months.

Statewide figures show Democratic registration decreased by 530 voters.

Registration for Independents rose by more than 25,000 voters and increased by more than 10,000 voters for Republicans.

The changes didn't upset the registration advantage that Republicans have held in Arizona.

Thirty-six percent of Arizona's 3.1 registered voters are Republicans, 32 percent are Democrats and 30 percent are Independents.

Libertarians and the Green Party each account for less than 1 percent of registered voters.

Voters will go to the polls in Tuesday's primaries for governor, U.S. Senate, congressional seats and other races.

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