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Minn. voter registration showing record high

This election season is showing record numbers of voter registration in the state, reported WCCO.

Mark Ritchie, Secretary of State, said that 3.145 million voters have registered, which is around 84 percent of eligible voters.

That tops 2004 records by 12,000 voters. The Star Tribune reported that Minnesota is usually a national leader in voter turnout.

The national voter registration average is 68 percent.