According to the Registrars of Voters office, as of late last week Shelton had 23,812 voters. Unaffiliated voters far outnumber Republicans and Democrats in the city.
The voter registration breakdown is as follows:
Unaffiliated — 12,543
Republican — 6,111
Democrat — 5,120
Other Parties — 38
TOTAL — 23,812
The 2012 population of Shelton is 40,261, so 51% of people who live in the city (which includes children) are registered to vote.
The “Other Parties” category would include minor parties such as the Green, Libertarian and Working Families parties.