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Galveston County Voter Registration Figures

YEAR Reg Voters Voted Voted % Early Vote EV %
1988
115,843
74,042
63.92%
16,011
21.62%
1990
106,430
51,854
48.72%
11,970
23.08%
1992
122,590
90,227
73.60%
36,254
40.18%
1994
127,651
63,982
50.12%
22,241
34.76%
1996
153,653
80,089
52.12%
28,697
35.83%
1998
168,481
54,748
32.50%
20,275
37.03%
2000
176,888
92,983
52.57%
43,538
46.82%
2002
177,598
61,066
34.38%
25,396
41.59%
2004
185,911
105,981
57.01%
64,675
61.03%
2006
189,780
65,271
34.39%
30,672
46.99%
2008
189,357
105,004
55.45%
69,681
36.80%
2010
182,802
75,891
41.52%
51,347
28.09%
2012
185,379
109,252
58.93%
83,023
44.79%
2014
191,961
64,570
  33.64%
40,410
  21.05%
2016
208,232
124,547
59.81%
99,979
48.01%
2018
210,663
114,348
54%
82,855
39%