Kentucky State Board of Elections on April 30 issued a final Voter Registration Statistics Report which shows Pulaski County has 10,849 Democrats and 33,330 Republicans eligible to vote in the May 21 primaries.

There are 3,633 registrants in Pulaski County other than Republican or Democratic who may vote only in a nonpartisan race on the ballot between Michael O. Caperton and Jacqueline M. Caldwell for judge of the Court of Appeals, 3rd Appellate District, Division 1.

Primaries are party nominating events. Democrats nominate Democratic candidates and Republicans nominate Republican candidates to face off in the November 5 General Election. Following are the number of Democratic and Republican registrants eligible to vote in each of Pulaski County's 56 precincts:

WEST SOMERSET 5B -- Democrats 124, Republicans 288.

SALINE 11 -- Democrats 386, Republicans 986.

NANCY 15 -- Democrats 291, Republicans 1129.

HARRISON 17 -- Democrats 94, Republicans 346.

SOMERSET 3B LIBRARY -- Democrats 177, Republicans 323.

FIREBROOK 11F -- Democrats 504, Republicans 1655.

OAK HILL 11 -- Democrats 502, Republicans 1408.

OKALONA 16 -- Democrates 138, Republicans 385.

NAOMI EAST 44 -- Democrats 46, Republicans 151.

NAOMI WEST 44 -- Democrats 46, Republicans 260.

GIRDLER 12 -- Democrats 122, Republicans 465.

HICKORY NUT 19 -- Democrats 48, Republicans 216.

ANSEL 21 -- Democrats 70, Republicans 395.

SCIENCE HILL CITY 22 -- Democrats 103, Republicans 393.

SCIENCE HILL COUNTY 23 -- Democrats 201, Republicans 790.

BUNCOMBE 24 -- Democrats 158, Republicans 641.

SOMERSET 1 LIBRARY -- Democrats 188, Republicans 395.

SOMERSET 3A HUFFAKER -- Democrats 197, Republicans 422.

MT ZION 47 -- Democrats 114, Republicans 574.

EUBANK 25 -- Democrats 250, Republicans 881.

ESTESBURG 26 -- Democrats 156, Republican 445.

FALL BRANCH 18 -- Democrats 116, Republicans 493.

NORWOOD 42 -- Democrats 79, Republicans 279.

SOMERSET 2 CITY HALL -- Democrats 103, Republicans 272.

CANEY FORK 13 -- Democrats 269, Republicans 1020.

SOMERSET 4A ROCKY HOLLOW -- Democrats 344, Republicans 674.

SOMERSET 4B MEECE MIDDLE -- Democrats 366, Republicans 1031.

PRICE 27 -- Democrats 277, Republicans 1103.

GOODHOPE-HAZELDELL 28 -- Democrats 273, Republicans 907.

VAUGHT 43 -- Democrats 315, Republicans 1196.

CATRON 31 -- Democrats 71, Republicans 334.

DALLAS 45 -- Democrats 24, Republicans 211.

SOMERSET 3C SADDLEBROOK -- Democrats 15, Republicans 120.

SOMERSET 5A LANGDON STREET --- Democrats 244. Republicans 432.

RUSH BRANCH 14 -- Democrats 110, Republicans 338.

PARKER 9 -- Democrats 131, Republicans 430.

MARK 30 -- Democrats 131, Republicans 647.

BOURBON EAST 10E -- Democrats 244, Republicans 696.

MAYFIELD 32 -- Democrats 116, Republicans 641.

MT VICTORY 33 -- Democrats 79, Republicans 283.

FERGUSON 8 -- Democrats 177, Republicans 439.

COLO 35 -- Democrats 160, Republicans 581.

SOMERSET 5C MALL --Democrats 154, Republicans 385.

SOMERSET 5E GRAND CENTRAL -- Democrats 104, Republicans 232.

SOMERSET 6 SOUTH END -- Democrats 193, Republicans 366.

BURNSIDE CITY 36 -- Democrats 122, Republicans 367.

BURNSIDE COUNTY 36A -- Democrats 458, Republicans 1400.

EAST BURNSIDE COUNTY 36E -- Democrats 360, Republicans 688.

BOURBON WEST 10W -- Democrats 343, Republicans 978.

WEST BURNSIDE COUNTY 36W -- Democrats 59, Republicans 178.

GAMBLIN 37 -- Democrats 387, Republicans 892.

BRONSTON NORTH 38 -- Democrats 142, Republicans 390.

SOEMERSET 5D NEIGHBORHOOD -- Democrats 94, Republicans 187.

BRONSTON SOUTH 38 -- Democrats 402, Republicans 1042.

SLOANS VALLEY 39 -- Democrats 176, Republicans 405.

This is a gubernatorial election year when the state elects or re-elects a governor, lieutenant governor and state constitutional officers.

Democratic candidates for governor and lieutenant governor are Rocky Adkins and Stephanie Horne, Andy Beshear and Jacqueline Coleman, Adam H. Edelen and Gill Holland and Geoffrey M. "Geoff" Young and Joshua N. "Josh" French.

Republican candidates for governor and lieutenant governor are incumbent Matthew G. Bevin and Ralph A. Alvarado, Robert Goforth and Michael T. Hogan, Ike Lawrence and James Anthony Rose and William E. Woods and Justin B. Miller.

Two Republicans are running for attorney general. They are Daniel Cameron and Wil Schroder. Gregory D. Stumbo is the Democratic candidate. Whitney H. Westerfield, a Republican candidate for attorney general, has withdrawn.

Michael Bowman and Josh Mers are seeking the Democratic nomination for state treasurer. The nominee will face Allison Ball, a Republican, in November. Ball, the current state treasurer, has no primary opposition.

Four Democrats and four Republicans are seeking the nomination to succeed current Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes.

Democratic candidates for secretary of state are Jason S. Belcher, Jason Griffith, Heather French Henry and Geoff Sebesta. Republican candidates for secretary of state are Michael G. Adams, Andrew English, Stephen L. Knipper and Cark Nett. Each party's nominee will face off at the November 5 General Election.

Three Democrats are seeking the nomination for auditor of public accounts to face incumbent Republican Mike Harmon in November. Democratic candidates are Kelsey Hayes Coots, Sheri Donahue and Chris Tobe. Drew Curtis, a Democratice candidate for auditor of public accounts, has withdrawn.

Two Democrats and a Republican are trying to unseal Ryan F. Quarles, the current Republican commissioner of agriculture. Seeking the Democratic nomination are Robert Haley Conway and Joe Trigg. Bill Polyniak will contest Quarles in the GOP primary.