The Democratic Party in Carbon County has continued maintain a solid plurality over the Republican Party in terms of voter registration totals.

With the close of the recent registration period in time for the Nov. 3 General Election, statistics show the Democrats continue to hold a 5,000-plus-registration edge over the GOP. When Elections Director Timothy Benyo certified the eligible voting list to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of State, Bureau of Elections, it showed 19,404 Democrats, or 51 percent of the registration total of 38,014, are eligible to vote next month.

That number compares to 13,983 Republicans (36.8 percent), giving the Democrats a voter edge of 5,421. The remainder of the voters are either non-party-affiliated or registered to numerous other parties," such as Independent, Constitution, Reformed, Patriot and Green.

A breakdown of the county's 51 election districts by registration is as follows:

Banks Township - 514 Democrats, 167 Republicans, 67 others.

Beaver Meadows Borough - 298 Democrats, 161 Republicans, 51 others.

Bowmanstown - 264 Democrats, 178 Republicans, 55 others.

East Penn Township-North - 407 Democrats, 373 Republicans, 106 others,

East Penn Township-South - 436 Democrats, 315 Republicans, 75 others.

East Side Borough - 95 Democrats, 82 Republicans, 22 others.

Franklin Township-Independent - 280 Democrats, 310 Republicans, 70 others.

Franklin Township-Harrity - 463 Democrats, 448 Republicans, 155 others.

Franklin Township-Long Run - 340 Democrats, 391 Republicans, 75 others.

Jim Thorpe Borough-First Ward - 416 Democrats, 179 Republicans, 50 others.

Jim Thorpe Borough-Second Ward - 324 Democrats, 154 Republicans, 45 others.

Jim Thorpe Borough-Third Ward - 521 Democrats, 260 Republicans, 48 others.

Jim Thorpe Borough-Fourth Ward - 253 Democrats, 106 Republicans, 59 others.

Jim Thorpe Borough-Fifth Ward - 441 Democrats, 233 Republicans, 79 others.

Kidder Township-North - 131 Democrats, 143 Republicans, 40 others.

Kidder Township-South - 330 Democrats, 437 Republicans, 113 others.

Lansford Borough-First Ward - 567 Democrats, 326 Republicans, 83 others.

Lansford Borough-Middle Ward - 328 Democrats, 185 Republicans, 65 others.

Lansford Borough-West Ward - 353 Democrats, 158 Republicans, 52 others.

Lausanne Township - 70 Democrats, 46 Republicans, 14 others.

Lehigh Township - 108 Democrats, 233 Republicans, 29 others.

Lehighton Borough-First Ward - 513 Democrats, 383 Republicans, 123 others.

Lehighton Borough-Second Ward - 491 Democrats, 341 Republicans, 84 others.

Lehighton Borough-Third Ward - 516 Democrats, 275 Republicans, 89 others.

Lower Towamensing Township-North - 488 Democrats, 344 Republicans, 138 others.

Lower Towamensing Township-South - 415 Democrats, 245 Republicans, 110 others.

Mahoning Township-Mahoning - 666 Democrats, 606 Republicans, 153 others.

Mahoning Township-New Mahoning - 184 Democrats, 240 Republicans, 39 others.

Mahoning Township-Packerton/Jamestown - 224 Democrats, 151 Republicans, 51 others.

Nesquehoning Borough-East - 613 Democrats, 255 Republicans, 73 others.

Nesquehoning Borough-West - 664 Democrats, 347 Republicans, 108 others.

Packer Township- 246 Democrats, 384 Republicans, 51 others.

Palmerton Borough-East - 459 Democrats, 339 Republicans, 114 others.

Palmerton Borough-Middle - 780 Democrats, 472 Republicans, 189 others.

Palmerton Borough-West - 239 Democrats, 117 Republicans, 73 others.

Parryville Borough - 137 Democrats, 102 Republicans, 34 others.

Penn Forest Township-Southwest - 544 Democrats, 474 Republicans, 146 others.

Penn Forest Township-Northwest - 531 Democrats, 493 Republicans, 187 others.

Penn Forest Township-East - 626 Democrats, 470 Republicans, 262 others.

Penn Forest Township-Middle - 401 Democrats, 282 Republicans, 158 others.

Penn Forest Township-Northeast - 575 Democrats, 418 Republicans, 252 others.

Summit Hill Borough-First Ward - 406 Democrats, 99 Republicans, 34 others.

Summit Hill Borough-Second Ward - 343 Democrats, 144 Republicans, 40 others.

Summit Hill Borough-Third Ward - 391 Democrats, 212 Republicans, 50 others.

Summit Hill Borough-White Bear - 194 Democrats, 97 Republicans, 19 others.

Towamensing Township-North - 323 Democrats, 385 Republicans, 121 others.

Towamensing Township-South 1 - 381 Democrats, 410 Republicans, 121 others.

Towamensing Township-South 2 - 402 Democrats, 309 Republicans, 104 others.

Weatherly Borough-East - 379 Democrats, 441 Republicans, 94 others.

Weatherly Borough-West - 208 Democrats, 201 Republicans, 54 others.

Weissport Borough - 126 Democrats, 62 Republicans, 25 others.