The official total number of registered voters in Schuylkill County is 88,776 with the Republican Party being the top party with 42,063 registered voters followed by the Democratic Party with 38,238, according to figures released by Frannie Brennan, director of the Schuylkill Election Bureau. The registration deadline was Monday, April 19, for the Primary Election to be held on May 18.

Other registrations are as follows:

Non-Partisan 4,349, Independent 1,180, No Affiliation 2,101, Libertarian 362, Green 124, No Party 105, Constitution 57, Other 56, Reform 29, Patriot 22, None 14, Independence 9, Liberal 9, Undecided 8, American 6, Socialist 4, Bi-Partisan 3, Constitutional 3, Independent Democrat 3, Unknown 3, Independent Republican 3, Pa. For Perot 2, Conservative 2, Consumer 2, Freedom 2, Anarchist 1, Christian 1, Citizens 1, Communist 1, Federalist 1, Independent Party of America 1, Independent 1, Labor 1, Moderate 1, Mutual 1, Neo-Agrarian 1, Neutal 1, New Patrioit Party 1, Notalitarian 1, Uncertain 1, US Labor 1 and Whig 1.

The Primary Election is dominated by the Republican and Democratic parties to nominate their candidates who will oppose each other in the General Election in November. The two party official voter registration for area boroughs and townships is as follows:

Townships

Blythe Township, Democratic 340, Republican 220; Delano Township, Democratic 178, Republican 112; Ryan Township, Democratic 407, Republican 563; East Brunswick Township, Democratic 303, Republican 208; East Union Township, Democratic 540, Republican 413; Kline Township, Democratic 474, Republican 537; Rush Township-East District, Democratic 369, Republican 643; Rush Township-West District, Democratic 341, Republican 561; Rush Township-Elixir District, Democratic 112, Republican 159; Schuylkill Township, Democratic 343, Republican 406; Walker Township, Democratic 138, Republican 453; West Penn Township-Precinct 1, Democratic 304, Republican, 519; Precinct 2, Democratic 230, Republican 590; Precinct 3, Democratic 410, Republcan 559.

Boroughs

New Philadelphia, Democratic 475, republican 187.

Coaldale, East Precinct, Democratic, 208; Republican 233.; West Precinct, Democratic 367, Republican 379.

Mahanoy City, Precinct 1, Democratic 176, republican 102; Precinct 2, Democratic 423, Republican 259; Precinct 3, Democratic 230, Republican 184; Preinct 4, Democratic 424, Republican 393.

McAdoo, First Precinct, Democratic 299, Republican 271; Second Precinct, Democratic 453, Republican 274.

New Ringgold, Democratic 62, Republican 103.

Tamaqua, Precinct 1, Democratic 384, Republican 558; Precinct 2,, Democratic 392, Repuiblican 519; Precinct 3, Democratic 358, Republican 576; Precinct 4, Democratic 348, Republican 400.