SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California voters will be able to change their party affiliation and update their address at polling stations on election day under a new law approved in time for the March 3 Democratic primary.
The change was particularly sought as it will allow the state’s 5.6 million independent voters to register with a party by signing off on only one form on election day. Democratic presidential campaigns hope the law will boost the number of registered Democrats and participation in their primary.
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday afternoon signed the bill into law, which takes effect immediately. Read More