There are 86,317 registered voters eligible to cast ballots in next Tuesday's general election in Schuylkill County with the Republican Party strengthening its hold on being the majority party by picking up more than 400 new voters.

Registration by parties and affiliations is as follows:

#66 PA for Perot, 2; American, 4; Bi-Partisan, 1; Christian, 1; Communist, 1; Conservative, 5; Constitution, 43; Constitutional, 4; Consumer, 1; Democratic 36,543; Democratic Socialist, 2; Federalist, 1; Freedom, 1; Green, 131; Independence, 8; Independence Party of America, 1; Independent, 1,397; Independent Democrat, 8; Independent Republican, 8; Labor, 1; Liberal, 11; Libertarian, 432; Moderate, 1; Mutual, 1; NeAgrarian, 1; Neutral, 1; New Patriot Party, 1; No Affiliation, 3,202; No Party, 113; No Preference, 1; None, 46; Non-Partisan, 3,418; Not Sure, 10; Other, 59; Patriot,19; Prohibition, 1; Reform, 19; Republican, 40,791; Socialist, 5; Tea Party, 1; Unaffiliated, 3; Uncertain, 1; Undecided, 7; United We Stand, 1; Unknown, 5, US Labor, 1; and Whig, 1.

Area boroughs

Voter registration in area boroughs is as follows:

Middleport - Democrat 124; Green, 1; Independence, 1; Independent, 6; Libertarian, 1; No Affiliation, 12; N Party, 1; None, 1; Non-Partisan, 4; Other, 1; and Republican, 104. Total, 256 voters.

New Philadelphia - American, 1; Democratic, 439; Independent, 8; Libertarian, 8; Mutual, 1; No Affiliation, 21; No Party, 1; No Preference, 2; Non-Partisan, 20; Other, 1; Prohibition, 1; and Republican, 187. Total, 690 voters.

Coaldale - East Precinct, Democrat, 197; Green, 1; Independent, 14; Libertarian, 2; No Affiliation, 24; No Party, 1; Non Partisan, 18; Other, 1; and Republican, 217. Total 475 voters. West Precinct, Democratic, 339; Independent, 18; Libertarian, 5; No Affiliation, 50; No Party, 3; Non-Partisan, 35; Other, 1; Republican, 367; and Unknown, 1. Total, 819 voters.

McAdoo - First Precinct, Constitution, 1; Democratic, 283; Green, 1; Independent, 7; Libertarian, 3; No Affiliation, 23; Non-Partisan, 15; and Republican, 248. Total, 581 voters. Second Precinct, Communist, 1; Democratic, 406; Green, 1; Independent, 14; Libertarian, 2; No Affiliation, 27; Non-Partisan, 16; Other, 2; Republican, 277; and Socialist, 1. Total, 747 voters.

New Ringgold - Constitution, 1; Democratic, 57; Independent, 1; No Affiliation, 6; Non-Partisan, 11; and Republican, 105. Total, 181 voters.

Tamaqua - First Precinct, Democratic, 384; Green, 2; Independent, 21; Independent Democrat, 1; Liberal, 1; Libertarian, 9; No Affiliation, 49; No Party, 1; None, 1; Non-Partisan, 59; Other, 1; Republican, 503; and Unknown, 1. Total, 1,024 voters. Second Precinct, Democratic, 385; Green, 2; Independent, 32; Libertarian, 8; No Affiliation, 37; No Party, 2; Non-Partisan, 52; Other, 1; and Republican, 497. Total, 1,016 voters. Third Precinct, Constitutional, 1; Democratic, 337; Green, 3; Independent, 15; Liberal, 1; Libertarian, 6; No Affiliation, 40; No Party, 2; None, 1; Non-Partisan, 35; Republican, 557; Uncertain, 1; and Undecided, 1. Total, 1,000. Fourth Precinct, Constitution, 3; Democratic, 330; Green, 2; Independent, 24; Libertarian, 9; No Affiliation, 33; No Party, 2; Non-Partisan, 33; No Sure, 2; Patriot, 1; and Republican, 373. Total, 812 voters.

Area townships

Voter registration in area townships is as follows:

Blythe - Democratic, 333; Independent, 6; Libertarian, 6; No Affiliation, 7; Non-Partisan, 16; and Republican, 238. Total, 606 voters.

Delano - Democrat, 166; Green, 2; independent, 3; Libertarian, 2; No Affiliation, 7; Non-Partisan, 16; and Republican, 104. Total, 292 voters.

Ryan - Constitution, 1; Democratic, 397; Green, 1; Independent, 18; Libertarian, 3; No Affiliation, 36; No Party, 1; Non-Partisan, 3; and Republican, 719. Total, 1052 voters.

East Brunswick - Democratic, 291; Green, 2; Independent, 18; Libertarian, 16; No Affiliation, 48; No Party, 3; Non-Partisan, 32; Republican, 412; and Unaffiliated, 1. Total, 1,036 voters.

Kline - Democratic, 435; Green, 2; Independent, 16; Liberal, 1; Libertarian, 4; No Affiliation, 40; No Party, 1; Non-Partisan, 19; Republican, 530; and Socialist, 1. Total, 1,049 voters.

Rush - East District, Democratic, 359; Green, 6; Independent, 22; Libertarian, 3; No Affiliation, 36; No Party, 1; None, 1; Non-Partisan, 39; and Republican, 626. Total, 1,093 voters. West District, Constitution, 2; Democratic, 335; Independent, 17; Liberal, 1; Libertarian, 6; No Affiliation, 33; Non-Partisan, 46; Other, 2; and Republican, 570. Total, 1,012 voters. Elixir District, Democratic, 111; Independent, 7; Libertarian, 2; Non Affiliation, 5; No Party, 1; None, 1; Non-Partisan, 10; and Republican, 157. Total, 294 voters.

Schuylkill - Constitution, 2; Democratic, 327; independent, 10; Libertarian, 2; Moderate, 1; No Affiliation, 13; No Party, 1; Non-Partisan, 24; Other, 1; and Republican, 377. Total, 758 voters.

Walker - Democratic, 134; Independent, 21; Libertarian, 4; No Affiliation, 14; Non-Partisan, 22; and Republican, 431.. Total, 626 voters.

West Penn - District One, Constitution, 1; Democratic, 350; Green, 2, Independent, 32; Independent Republican, 1; Libertarian, 6; No Affiliation, 49; No Party, 4; None, 2; Non-Partisan, 60; Republican, 835; and Unknown, 1. Total, 1,343. District Two, Democratic, 184; Independent, 17; Libertarian, 2; No Affiliation, 21; No Party, 1; Non-Partisan, 21; Reform, 1; and Republican, 411. Total, 658 voters. District Three, Christian, 1; Democratic, 247; Green, 2; Independent, 16; Libertarian, 3; No Affiliation, 35; No Party, 2; Non-Partisan, 31; Reform, 1; Republican, 600; Tea Party, 1; and Unaffiliated, 1. Total, 940 voters.