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October 19, 1994

1,300 additional voters register since primary

About 1,300 more Carroll County residents have registered to vote since the Sept. 13 primary, according to unofficial statistics from the Board of Supervisors of Elections.

In that time period, Republican registration outnumbered Democrat registration by more than 3 to 1.

The deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 8 general election was Oct. 11.

As of yesterday, the county had 64,455 registered voters.

Republicans outnumbered Democrats by 3,848 voters.

Before the primary, Carroll had 63,153 registered voters.

Republicans outnumbered Democrats by 3,215 voters.

Between Aug. 15, the last day to register before the primary, and Oct. 11, Republicans gained 926 registered voters for 31,438.

Before the primary, the party had 30,512 registered voters.

The Democratic party gained 293 voters for 27,590.

Before the primary, the party had 27,297 registered voters.

Statistics also show that 5,352 voters declined to declare a party and 75 voters chose a party other than Democrat or Republican.

Republican club plans tribute to Matthews

The Tri-District Republican Club of Carroll County will sponsor a tribute to Del. Dick Matthews at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Hampstead Volunteer Fire Department, 1341 N. Main St.

Invited guests will include "Boots" Wright, former owner of Wright's Radio in Hampstead, and Alvie Spencer, former chairman of the Carroll County Republican Central Committee.

The keynote speaker will be gubernatorial nominee Ellen R. Sauerbrey.

Tickets are $15 per person.

Reservation requests can be mailed to A Tribute to Delegate Matthews, c/o Donald C. Frazier, 1933 E. Deep Run Road, Manchester 21102.

2& Information: 861-8216 or 374-5291.


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