RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Tiffany Pass from Person County has been a registered unaffiliated voter for nearly 20 years.
“I love it because I don’t have to vote straight Republican or straight Democratic. And I can just get a feel for each candidate,” said Pass, who is African American.
On Tuesday, the State Board of Elections released new numbers showing that since the 2016 election, a large number of Black voters have stopped identifying as Democrat. More than 37,000 are now registered as “unaffiliated.”