The latest issue of Bloomberg Businessweek offers Democrats some encouraging news about the 2016 U.S. Senate race.

The magazine suggests that North Carolina is similar to swing states Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Ohio, and Virginia in that voter registration growth has trended “liberal and Democratic.”

The percentage in the graphic below represents the change in voting-age population since 2012. The graph on the right purports to show “party preference of new voters based on 2012 exit polls.”

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