Sources of Voter Registration Applications 1995-1996


State Number of Applications Percent of Total Apps Number of Duplicates Percent Duplicates Total New Registrations
ALABAMA
Motor Vehicle Offices 90,356 16.12% 10,189 11.28%
By mail 106,199 18.95% 3,635 3.42%
Public Assistance Offices 80,096 14.29% 5,514 6.88%
Disability services 3,202 0.57% 167 5.22%
Armed Forces Offices 4,730 0.84% 334 7.06%
State Designated Sites 17,512 3.12% 746 4.26%
All other sources 258,405 46.10% 11,429 4.42%
TOTAL 560,500 32,014 5.71% 370,298
ALASKA
Motor Vehicle Offices 55,215 32.35% 1,415 2.56%
By mail 21,264 12.46% 1,411 6.64%
Public Assistance Offices 3,673 2.15% 69 1.88%
Disability services 133 0.08% 5 3.76%
Armed Forces Offices 8 0.00% - 0.00%
State Designated Sites 40,668 23.83% 1,907 4.69%
All other sources 49,708 29.13% 8,915 17.93%
TOTAL 170,669 13,722 8.04% 78,589
ARIZONA
Motor Vehicle Offices 81,317 15.52% 4,430 5.45%
By mail 272,550 52.01% 5,667 2.08%
Public Assistance Offices 17,845 3.41% 1,212 6.79%
Disability services 2,662 0.51% 367 13.79%
Armed Forces Offices 7,278 1.39% 1,198 16.46%
State Designated Sites 57,108 10.90% 4,251 7.44%
All other sources 85,282 16.27% 6,598 7.74%
TOTAL 524,042 23,723 4.53% 325,415
ARKANSAS
Motor Vehicle Offices 114,325 40.54% 9,295 8.13%
By mail 52,305 18.55% 522 1.00%
Public Assistance Offices 28,324 10.04% 368 1.30%
Disability services 1,570 0.56% 15 0.96%
Armed Forces Offices 956 0.34% 6 0.63%
State Designated Sites 6,670 2.37% 25 0.37%
All other sources 77,873 27.61% 938 1.20%
TOTAL 282,023 11,169 3.96% 94,574
CALIFORNIA
Motor Vehicle Offices 818,927 14.21% 50,197 6.13%
By mail 2,372,689 41.18% 159,930 6.74%
Public Assistance Offices 129,273 2.24% 6,533 5.05%
Disability services 4,132 0.07% 334 8.08%
Armed Forces Offices 2,094 0.04% 148 7.07%
State Designated Sites 25,219 0.44% 9,356 37.10%
All other sources 2,409,241 41.82% 174,724 7.25%
TOTAL 5,761,575 401,222 6.96% 3,233,214
COLORADO
Motor Vehicle Offices 303,422 54.74% 16,425 5.41%
By mail 52,644 9.50% 4,093 7.77%
Public Assistance Offices 12,255 2.21% 566 4.62%
Disability services 1,460 0.26% 181 12.40%
Armed Forces Offices 2,292 0.41% 388 16.93%
State Designated Sites 3,264 0.59% 222 6.80%
All other sources 179,006 0.00% 3,400 1.90%
TOTAL 554,343 25,275 4.56% 391,579
CONNECTICUT
Motor Vehicle Offices 35,323 10.44% 4,809 13.61%
By mail 97,829 28.93% 3,024 3.09%
Public Assistance Offices 21,061 6.23% 1,451 6.89%
Disability services 221 0.07% 7 3.17%
Armed Forces Offices 919 0.27% 113 12.30%
State Designated Sites 9,843 2.91% 225 2.29%
All other sources 173,007 51.15% 4,638 2.68%
TOTAL 338,203 14,267 4.22% 298,792
DELAWARE
Motor Vehicle Offices 128,626 80.74% 15,435 12.00%
By mail 5,956 3.74% 161 2.70%
Public Assistance Offices 7,889 4.95% 244 3.09%
Disability services 2,135 1.34% 29 1.36%
Armed Forces Offices 917 0.58% 26 2.84%
State Designated Sites 632 0.40% 13 2.06%
All other sources 13,147 8.25% 447 3.40%
TOTAL 159,302 16,355 10.27% 79,692
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Motor Vehicle Offices 276,653 86.19% 13,913 5.03%
By mail 13,743 4.28% 1,282 9.33%
Public Assistance Offices 14,268 4.45% 677 4.74%
Disability services 129 0.04% 8 6.20%
Armed Forces Offices 387 0.12% - 0.00%
State Designated Sites 15,788 4.92% 606 3.84%
All other sources - 0.00% -
TOTAL 320,968 16,486 5.14% 55,263
FLORIDA
Motor Vehicle Offices 1,202,599 44.16% 17,459 1.45%
By mail 706,163 25.93% 21,814 3.09%
Public Assistance Offices 158,836 5.83% 5,626 3.54%
Disability services 9,396 0.35% 336 3.58%
Armed Forces Offices 4,787 0.18% 103 2.15%
State Designated Sites 56,231 2.06% 1,457 2.59%
All other sources 585,291 21.49% 10,930 1.87%
TOTAL 2,723,303 57,725 2.12% 1,918,351
GEORGIA
Motor Vehicle Offices 772,419 52.57% 21,002 2.72%
By mail 295,283 20.10% 8,246 2.79%
Public Assistance Offices 103,942 7.07% 1,803 1.73%
Disability services 2,046 0.14% 75 3.67%
Armed Forces Offices 231 0.02% 12 5.19%
State Designated Sites 140,762 9.58% 3,168 2.25%
All other sources 154,586 10.52% 4,198 2.72%
TOTAL 1,469,269 38,504 2.62% 871,769
HAWAII
Motor Vehicle Offices 27,370 19.63% 6,596 24.10%
By mail 103,709 74.40% 10,648 10.27%
Public Assistance Offices 1,040 0.75% 50 4.81%
Disability services - 0.00% -
Armed Forces Offices - 0.00% -
State Designated Sites 2,606 1.87% 227 8.71%
All other sources 4,674 3.35% 373 7.98%
TOTAL 139,399 17,894 12.84% 38,381
IDAHO is exempt from the NVRA
ILLINOIS
Motor Vehicle Offices 295,255 33.25% 27,670 9.37%
By mail 94,681 10.66% 6,817 7.20%
Public Assistance Offices 33,837 3.81% 2,726 8.06%
Disability services 26,676 3.00% 2,730 10.23%
Armed Forces Offices 1,706 0.19% 115 6.74%
State Designated Sites 5,068 0.57% 368 7.26%
All other sources 430,651 48.50% 22,842 5.30%
TOTAL 887,874 63,268 7.13% 853,293
INDIANA
Motor Vehicle Offices 287,198 27.10% 27,903 9.72%
By mail 478,351 45.14% 33,637 7.03%
Public Assistance Offices 83,853 7.91% 6,872 8.20%
Disability services 8,388 0.79% 990 11.80%
Armed Forces Offices 2,697 0.25% 397 14.72%
State Designated Sites 55,208 5.21% 5,777 10.46%
All other sources 143,971 13.59% 6,869 4.77%
TOTAL 1,059,666 82,445 7.78% 708,486
IOWA
Motor Vehicle Offices 240,316 32.85% 15,090 6.28%
By mail 142,058 19.42% 3,892 2.74%
Public Assistance Offices 26,345 3.60% 677 2.57%
Disability services 950 0.13% 25 2.63%
Armed Forces Offices 507 0.07% 8 1.58%
State Designated Sites - 0.00% -
All other sources 321,338 43.93% 5,645 1.76%
TOTAL 731,514 25,337 3.46% 299,971
KANSAS
Motor Vehicle Offices 186,604 49.46% 18,084 9.69%
By mail 56,228 14.90% 5,903 10.50%
Public Assistance Offices 8,419 2.23% 760 9.03%
Disability services 1,028 0.27% 38 3.70%
Armed Forces Offices 630 0.17% 31 4.92%
State Designated Sites 11,122 2.95% 1,655 14.88%
All other sources 113,248 30.02% 12,815 11.32%
TOTAL 377,279 39,286 10.41% 1,566,739
KENTUCKY
Motor Vehicle Offices 731,840 48.93% - 0.00%
By mail 50,505 3.38% - 0.00%
Public Assistance Offices 63,477 4.24% - 0.00%
Disability services 4,624 0.31% - 0.00%
Armed Forces Offices 1,061 0.07% - 0.00%
State Designated Sites 23,402 1.56% - 0.00%
All other sources 620,644 41.50% - 0.00%
TOTAL 1,495,553 0.00% 392,278
LOUISIANA
Motor Vehicle Offices 291,805 21.68% 6,908 2.37%
By mail 226,014 16.79% 3,226 1.43%
Public Assistance Offices 74,636 5.55% 1,042 1.40%
Disability services 5,709 0.42% 92 1.61%
Armed Forces Offices 4,826 0.36% 28 0.58%
State Designated Sites 35,605 2.65% 515 1.45%
All other sources 707,204 52.55% 268 0.04%
TOTAL 1,345,799 12,079 0.90% 597,691
MAINE
Motor Vehicle Offices 106,434 39.47% 7,581 7.12%
By mail 46,254 17.15% 0.00%
Public Assistance Offices 16,849 6.25% 0.00%
Disability services 118 0.04% 0.00%
Armed Forces Offices 54 0.02% 0.00%
State Designated Sites 7,538 2.80% 0.00%
All other sources 92,426 34.27% 3,916 4.24%
TOTAL 269,673 11,497 4.26% 159,934
MARYLAND
Motor Vehicle Offices 165,267 34.91% 7,827 4.74%
By mail 222,233 46.94% 6,858 3.09%
Public Assistance Offices 982 0.21% 821 83.60%
Disability services 671 0.14% 9 1.34%
Armed Forces Offices 188 0.04% - 0.00%
State Designated Sites 25,802 5.45% 228 0.88%
All other sources 58,306 12.32% 1,965 3.37%
TOTAL 473,449 17,708 3.74% 477,741
MASSACHUSETTS
Motor Vehicle Offices 96,097 15.50% 3,604 3.75%
By mail 301,088 48.57% 13,810 4.59%
Public Assistance Offices 10,895 1.76% 914 8.39%
Disability services 2,258 0.36% 158 7.00%
Armed Forces Offices 1,043 0.17% 154 14.77%
State Designated Sites 92,910 14.99% 9,328 10.04%
All other sources 115,675 18.66% 10,696 9.25%
TOTAL 619,966 38,664 6.24% 579,393
MICHIGAN
Motor Vehicle Offices 1,211,238 81.10% 177,092 14.62%
By mail 64,717 4.33% 14,937 23.08%
Public Assistance Offices 79,538 5.33% 16,216 20.39%
Disability services 8,371 0.56% 2,191 26.17%
Armed Forces Offices 4,237 0.28% 953 22.49%
State Designated Sites 0.00%
All other sources 125,440 8.40% 19,507 15.55%
TOTAL 1,493,541 230,896 15.46% 1,003,123
MINNESOTA is exempt from the NVRA
MISSISSIPPI
Motor Vehicle Offices 0.00% 4,809
By mail 77,938 29.03% 4,843 6.21%
Public Assistance Offices 33,203 12.37% 5,276 15.89%
Disability services 4,255 1.58% 168 3.95%
Armed Forces Offices 1,097 0.41% 0.00%
State Designated Sites 0.00%
All other sources 151,966 56.61% 3,775 2.48%
TOTAL 268,459 18,871 7.03% 246,530
MISSOURI
Motor Vehicle Offices 409,323 43.67% 11,624 2.84%
By mail 135,076 14.41% 5,562 4.12%
Public Assistance Offices 143,135 15.27% 9,151 6.39%
Disability services 4,507 0.48% 229 5.08%
Armed Forces Offices 1,361 0.15% 55 4.04%
State Designated Sites 15,851 1.69% 515 3.25%
All other sources 227,956 24.32% 6,131 2.69%
TOTAL 937,209 33,267 3.55% 632,014
MONTANA
Motor Vehicle Offices 51,690 57.42% 258 0.50%
By mail 21,553 23.94% 220 1.02%
Public Assistance Offices 473 0.53% 35 7.40%
Disability services 211 0.23% - 0.00%
Armed Forces Offices 232 0.26% - 0.00%
State Designated Sites - 0.00% -
All other sources 15,858 17.62% 265 1.67%
TOTAL 90,017 778 0.86% 152,775
NEBRASKA
Motor Vehicle Offices 125,477 42.64% 8,043 6.41%
By mail 25,784 8.76% 805 3.12%
Public Assistance Offices 9,564 3.25% 435 4.55%
Disability services 1,929 0.66% 67 3.47%
Armed Forces Offices 780 0.27% 29 3.72%
State Designated Sites 204 0.07% 7 3.43%
All other sources 130,544 44.36% 2,339 1.79%
TOTAL 294,282 11,725 3.98% 175,571
NEVADA
Motor Vehicle Offices 150,695 52.08% 6,916 4.59%
By mail 94,025 32.50% 8,711 9.26%
Public Assistance Offices 13,200 4.56% 444 3.36%
Disability services 340 0.12% 15 4.41%
Armed Forces Offices 512 0.18% 9 1.76%
State Designated Sites - 0.00% -
All other sources 30,573 10.57% 1,469 4.80%
TOTAL 289,345 17,564 6.07% 123,403
NEW HAMPSHIRE is exempt from the NVRA
NEW JERSEY
Motor Vehicle Offices 172,607 12.11% 10,432 6.04%
By mail 39,358 2.76% 3,062 7.78%
Public Assistance Offices 54,579 3.83% 1,714 3.14%
Disability services 6,790 0.48% 106 1.56%
Armed Forces Offices 0.00% 476
State Designated Sites 374,686 26.28% 16,970 4.53%
All other sources 777,806 54.55% 7,725 0.99%
TOTAL 1,425,826 40,485 2.84% 779,291
NEW MEXICO
Motor Vehicle Offices 35,650 17.56% 1,030 2.89%
By mail 78,109 38.47% 2,273 2.91%
Public Assistance Offices 16,668 8.21% 481 2.89%
Disability services 543 0.27% 15 2.76%
Armed Forces Offices 170 0.08% - 0.00%
State Designated Sites 6,671 3.29% 192 2.88%
All other sources 65,241 32.13% 1,885 2.89%
TOTAL 203,052 5,876 2.89% 124,149
NEW YORK
Motor Vehicle Offices 699,644 21.36% 76,393 10.92%
By mail 2,020,088 61.68% 0.00%
Public Assistance Offices 358,105 10.93% 38,002 10.61%
Disability services 32,216 0.98% 3,628 11.26%
Armed Forces Offices 892 0.03% 64 7.17%
State Designated Sites 90,292 2.76% 5,237 5.80%
All other sources 73,865 2.26% 0.00%
TOTAL 3,275,102 123,324 3.77% 1,691,827
NORTH CAROLINA
Motor Vehicle Offices 539,287 37.20% 23,615 4.38%
By mail 229,122 15.81% 17,736 7.74%
Public Assistance Offices 74,882 5.17% 4,595 6.14%
Disability services 8,097 0.56% 402 4.96%
Armed Forces Offices 3,496 0.24% 143 4.09%
State Designated Sites 139,477 9.62% 7,574 5.43%
All other sources 455,298 31.41% 40,068 8.80%
TOTAL 1,449,659 94,133 6.49% 937,038
NORTH DAKOTA is exempt from the NVRA
OHIO
Motor Vehicle Offices 528,762 28.34% 33,868 6.41%
By mail 360,675 19.33% 15,845 4.39%
Public Assistance Offices 100,129 5.37% 8,404 8.39%
Disability services 4,041 0.22% 268 6.63%
Armed Forces Offices 2,155 0.12% 114 5.29%
State Designated Sites 240,236 12.87% 9,399 3.91%
All other sources 630,050 33.76% 35,443 5.63%
TOTAL 1,866,048 103,341 5.54% 1,174,146
OKLAHOMA
Motor Vehicle Offices 228,138 41.13% 1,728 0.76%
By mail 124,795 22.50% 751 0.60%
Public Assistance Offices 58,811 10.60% 778 1.32%
Disability services 1,213 0.22% 5 0.41%
Armed Forces Offices 178 0.03% 1 0.56%
State Designated Sites 1,760 0.32% 20 1.14%
All other sources 139,784 25.20% 1,115 0.80%
TOTAL 554,679 4,398 0.79% 369,413
OREGON
Motor Vehicle Offices 199,065 24.80% 1,339 0.67%
By mail 401,234 49.98% 2,211 0.55%
Public Assistance Offices 38,446 4.79% 260 0.68%
Disability services 5,174 0.64% 24 0.46%
Armed Forces Offices - 0.00% 49
State Designated Sites 3,432 0.43% 172 5.01%
All other sources 155,373 19.36% 647 0.42%
TOTAL 802,724 4,702 0.59% 32,224
PENNSYLVANIA
Motor Vehicle Offices 597,625 32.36% 72,217 12.08%
By mail 959,041 51.93% 49,499 5.16%
Public Assistance Offices 59,462 3.22% 2,201 3.70%
Disability services 950 0.05% 44 4.63%
Armed Forces Offices 4,953 0.27% 233 4.70%
State Designated Sites 6,342 0.34% 120 1.89%
All other sources 218,413 11.83% 5,260 2.41%
TOTAL 1,846,786 129,574 7.02% 1,551,718
RHODE ISLAND
Motor Vehicle Offices 31,217 75.90% 0.00%
By mail 5,569 13.54% 0.00%
Public Assistance Offices 3,822 9.29% 0.00%
Disability services 523 1.27% 0.00%
Armed Forces Offices 0.00%
State Designated Sites 0.00%
All other sources 0.00%
TOTAL 41,131 0.00% 63,711
SOUTH CAROLINA
Motor Vehicle Offices 93,881 80.11% 0.00%
By mail 0.00%
Public Assistance Offices 20,615 17.59% 0.00%
Disability services 2,051 1.75% 0.00%
Armed Forces Offices 650 0.55% 0.00%
State Designated Sites 0.00%
All other sources 0.00%
TOTAL 117,197 0.00% 315,187
SOUTH DAKOTA
Motor Vehicle Offices 5,030 5.34% 78 1.55%
By mail 14,993 15.93% 275 1.83%
Public Assistance Offices 13,906 14.78% 809 5.82%
Disability services 648 0.69% 20 3.09%
Armed Forces Offices 2,022 2.15% 431 21.32%
State Designated Sites 3,582 3.81% 40 1.12%
All other sources 53,936 57.31% 891 1.65%
TOTAL 94,117 2,544 2.70% 60,236
TENNESSEE
Motor Vehicle Offices 186,563 24.04% 7,088 3.80%
By mail 222,871 28.71% 6,766 3.04%
Public Assistance Offices 147,830 19.05% 7,749 5.24%
Disability services 0.00%
Armed Forces Offices 4,568 0.59% 172 3.77%
State Designated Sites 28,126 3.62% 633 2.25%
All other sources 186,198 23.99% 4,676 2.51%
TOTAL 776,156 27,084 3.49% 587,585
TEXAS
Motor Vehicle Offices 1,494,846 44.75% 137,522 9.20%
By mail 1,050,413 31.44% 58,334 5.55%
Public Assistance Offices 353,550 10.58% 25,411 7.19%
Disability services 7,690 0.23% 667 8.67%
Armed Forces Offices 5,991 0.18% 430 7.18%
State Designated Sites 129,066 3.86% 5,832 4.52%
All other sources 299,031 8.95% 23,056 7.71%
TOTAL 3,340,587 251,252 7.52% 2,183,743
UTAH
Motor Vehicle Offices 84,743 25.67% 6,416 7.57%
By mail 93,404 28.29% 1,973 2.11%
Public Assistance Offices 24,913 7.55% 907 3.64%
Disability services 754 0.23% 61 8.09%
Armed Forces Offices 2,165 0.66% 222 10.25%
State Designated Sites 47,229 14.30% 625 1.32%
All other sources 76,961 23.31% 1,908 2.48%
TOTAL 330,169 12,112 3.67% 199,601
VERMONT has not yet implemented the NVRA
VIRGINIA
Motor Vehicle Offices 181,128 27.25% 5,958 3.29%
By mail 228,418 34.36% 2,350 1.03%
Public Assistance Offices 54,051 8.13% 784 1.45%
Disability services 2,428 0.37% 3 0.12%
Armed Forces Offices 906 0.14% 7 0.77%
State Designated Sites 775 0.12% 23 2.97%
All other sources 197,048 29.64% 32,723 16.61%
TOTAL 664,754 41,848 6.30% 759,712
WASHINGTON
Motor Vehicle Offices 350,304 39.64% 20,097 5.74%
By mail 330,403 37.39% 15,230 4.61%
Public Assistance Offices 22,859 2.59% 866 3.79%
Disability services 5,360 0.61% 217 4.05%
Armed Forces Offices 2,292 0.26% 145 6.33%
State Designated Sites 7,313 0.83% 2,982 40.78%
All other sources 165,191 18.69% 0.00%
TOTAL 883,722 39,537 4.47% 844,185
WEST VIRGINIA
Motor Vehicle Offices 37,952 26.45% 0.00%
By mail 34,683 24.17% 0.00%
Public Assistance Offices 23,212 16.18% 0.00%
Disability services 2,416 1.68% 0.00%
Armed Forces Offices 40 0.03% 0.00%
State Designated Sites 4,475 3.12% 0.00%
All other sources 40,719 28.38% 0.00%
TOTAL 143,497 2,457 86,430
WISCONSIN is exempt from the NVRA
WYOMING is exempt from the NVRA
UNITED STATES
Motor Vehicle Offices 13,722,233 33.10% 892,355 6.50%
By mail 12,330,015 29.74% 505,959 4.10%
Public Assistance Offices 2,602,748 6.28% 162,443 6.24%
Disability services 178,015 0.43% 13,696 7.69%
Armed Forces Offices 76,008 0.18% 6,594 8.68%
State Designated Sites 1,732,475 4.18% 90,415 5.22%
All other sources 10,810,934 26.08% 480,489 4.44%
TOTAL 41,452,428 2,154,408 5.20% 27,485,055