No Susan Sarandon, You Don't Have To Register As A Democrat To Vote For Bernie
The Callfornia primary is coming up fast and we're here to clear up some bad information.
- You do not have to switch your party affiliation to Democrat to cast a ballot for one of the candidates for the Democratic party nomination. [Susan Sarandon was among numerous Bernie Sanders supporters sharing that piece of misinformation last week.]
- You do have to take steps to cast that vote, however, if you are not registered as a Democrat.
- If you are not registered as a Republican, you're out of luck if you want to weigh in on that ticket (parties get to decide who's in and who's out when it comes to primary votes.)
- This sounds complicated because, well, it is. See below:
We've got all the details for you on what's what:
And more details here on changes in local elections: