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Offical Voter Info Guide Cal Statewide March 2, 2004 Primary Election 10-7-2003
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Voter Bill of Rights

Decline to State Voters

Information on Political Parties

How to Contact County Elections Officials

How to Find Your Polling Place

Serve as a Pollworker

The Process of Voting Absentee

Have You Moved?

Easy Voter Guide

Dates to Remember

Candidate Statement Information

What is HAVA?


(Voters not affiliated with a political party)

For whom can I vote?

If you are registered to vote with a political party, you may only vote at this primary election for the candidates running for office from the party with which you are registered and for or against measures. However, if you did not select a political party when you registered to vote, some of the political parties will allow you to vote for their candidates anyway. If you are not registered with a political party, upon request you can vote a ballot of any political party that has notified the Secretary of State that it will permit "unaffiliated" voters to help nominate their candidates.

The following political parties are allowing voters who are not registered with a political party to request and vote their party's ballot at the March 2, 2004, Primary Election:

  • American Independent Party
  • Democratic Party (all candidates except county central committee candidates)
  • Republican Party (all candidates except Presidential candidates and county central committee candidates)

You may NOT request more than one party's ballot. If you do not request a specific ballot, you will be given a nonpartisan ballot containing only the names of candidates for nonpartisan offices and the measures to be voted upon at the March 2, 2004, Primary Election.

If you are not registered with any political party, and you want to know which of the political parties will permit you to vote their ballots at the March 2, 2004, Primary Election, you can call our toll-free number 1-800-345-VOTE or visit our website at or

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