Voter registration ahead of 2018 election

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 5:00pm

With less than a month to go until Election Day, both parties have been focused on registering as many voters as possible and competing to see which holds the advantage in turning out their base.

PORES Director John Lapinski and PORES Associate Director of Data Science Stephen Pettigrew, along with PORES fellows Stephanie Perry and Rezwana Udden, analyzed the latest voter registration numbers for NBC News to determine what they tell us about the upcoming midterm election.

The PORES team found that the percentage of registered Democrats and Republicans from 2016 to now is identical to registrations from November 2014 to November 2016. Click here to read their deep dive analysis on

Dr. Lapinski appeared on MSNBC's All In with Chris Hayes to discuss the new findings.