Voter registration up in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginians are registering to vote at a faster rate than they have in previous years.

A review of voter registration data by the Daily Press found ( nearly 370,000 Virginians have registered to vote so far this year, with nearly a third of those signing up in October.

The registrations so far in 2016 represents about a 30 percent increase from 2012.

A record 5.6 million Virginians are registered to vote ahead of Election Day.

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