Party Poopers: Independent Voter Registrations Surge As Parties Fall

BROOKE NEWMAN, Cronkite News

Originally Published: August 6, 2021 8:20 p.m.

The traditional balloon drop - this one from the end of the Democratic National Convention in a 2016 photo. While voter registration is rising in Arizona, the number of people opting to affiliate with one of the major political parties is dropping, with analysts saying party politics has turned off potential members. (File photo by Kelsey DeGideo/Cronkite News)

The traditional balloon drop - this one from the end of the Democratic National Convention in a 2016 photo. While voter registration is rising in Arizona, the number of people opting to affiliate with one of the major political parties is dropping, with analysts saying party politics has turned off potential members. (File photo by Kelsey DeGideo/Cronkite News)

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