A total of 37,564 persons are eligible to vote in the General Election of Carbon County on Tuesday, Nov. 8, according to the official voter registration report recently approved by the county's elections board.

Of that total, nearly 50 percent of the registered voters are from the Democratic Party. The party has 18,765 persons eligible to participate in the balloting from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. That represents 49.95 percent of the registered voters.

The Republican Party has exactly 14,000 eligible voters, which is 37.26 percent of the total eligible voters. The remaining 4,799 persons are registered to other parties or maintain other affiliations.

In addition to the major parties' totals, the breakdown of registration by party or affiliation includes:

No affiliation, 2,232; non-partisan, 1,205; Independent, 773; Libertarian, 208; no party, 182; Green, 72; Constitutional and other, 24 each; Conservative, 13; Independence, 12; Reform, 8; none, 7; Liberal, 6; Patriot, 4; Constitution, Socialist, unknown and Consumers, 3 each; Halloween, undecided and Independent Democrat, 2 each; and American, Anarchist, Atheist, Bull Moose, Communist, Freedom, Individual, Labor, Neutral, Phreak the 4th and Right to Life parties, one each.

Breakdown

Meanwhile, the breakdown of Democratic/Republican registrations by precincts is as follows:

Banks Township - 490 Democrats, 173 Republicans.

Beaver Meadows Borough - 280 Democrats, 163 Republicans.

Bowmanstown Borough - 250 Democrats, 191 Republicans.

East Penn Township - South - 423 Democrats, 317 Republicans; North - 374 Democrats, 394 Republicans.

East Side Borough - 89 Democrats, 68 Republicans.

Franklin Township - Independent - 286 Democrats, 300 Republicans; Harrity - 462 Democrats, 464 Republicans; Long Run - 317 Democrats, 390 Republicans.

Jim Thorpe Borough - First Ward - 405 Democrats, 186 Republicans; Second Ward - 289 Democrats, 136 Republicans; Third Ward - 524 Democrats, 252 Republicans; Fourth Ward - 242 Democrats, 111 Republicans; Fifth Ward - 410 Democrats, 230 Republicans.

Kidder Township - North - 126 Democrats, 128 Republicans; South - 303 Democrats, 434 Republicans.

Lansford Borough - East - 516 Democrats, 322 Republicans; Middle - 304 Democrats, 160 Republicans; West - 331 Democrats, 145 Republicans.

Lausanne Township - 75 Democrats, 49 Republicans.

Lehigh Township - 101 Democrats, 227 Republicans.

Lehighton Borough - First Ward - 495 Democrats, 397 Republicans; Second Ward - 465 Democrats, 318 Republicans; Third Ward - 479 Democrats, 277 Republicans.

Lower Towamensing Township - North - 489 Democrats, 347 Republicans; South - 388 Democrats, 253 Republicans.

Mahoning Township - Mahoning - 662 Democrats, 607 Republicans; New Mahoning - 171 Democrats, 237 Republicans; Packerton/Jamestown - 219 Democrats, 165 Republicans.

Nesquehoning Borough - East - 587 Democrats, 238 Republicans; West - 646 Democrats, 351 Republicans.

Packer Township - 234 Democrats, 394 Republicans.

Palmerton Borough - East - 447 Democrats, 337 Republicans; Middle - 759 Democrats, 488 Republicans; West - 232 Democrats, 122 Republicans.

Parryville Borough - 132 Democrats, 95 republicans.

Penn Forest Township - Southwest - 532 Democrats, 483 Republicans; Northwest - 547 Democrats, 511 Republicans; Middle - 424 Democrats, 291 Republicans; Northeast - 617 Democrats, 431 Republicans; East - 627 Democrats, 452 Republicans.

Summit Hill Borough - First Ward - 384 Democrats, 93 Republicans; Second Ward - 334 Democrats, 139 Republicans; Third Ward - 369 Democrats, 209 Republicans; White Bear - 193 Democrats, 91 Republicans.

Towamensing Township - North - 311 Democrats, 384 Republicans; South 1 - 363 Democrats, 422 Republicans; South 2 - 390 Democrats, 328 Republicans.

Weatherly Borough - East - 358 Democrats, 424 Republicans; West - 202 Democrats, 201 Republicans.

Weissport - 125 Democrats, 67 Republicans.