In 2010, the number of Kansans who have registered as Republicans increased by 22,693 while Democrats lost 9,011. Click here for the full story.
Republican candidates in Kansas may benefit in November from a surge in GOP registration and decline in people affiliated as Democrats.
The traditional registration advantage for Republicans expanded by more than 31,000 between February and October, according to records from the Kansas Secretary of State.
GOP ranks swelled to 763,640, an increase of 22,693 from the February total of 740,947. Kansans aligned with the Democratic Party stood at 459,181, a decline of 9,011 from the total of 468,190 in February.
Amanda Adkins, chair of the Kansas Republican Party, said party officials had worked to attract more people to GOP ranks.