How to vote for Bernie Sanders in California

California has semi-closed primaries

Californians must register as democrat or undeclared to vote for Bernie!

How to participate in California primaries:

Register By

February 17 (2020)

Same-Day Registration California has Same-Day Registration on March 3

Primary On

March 3 (2020)

California Primary: Tue, March 3

It's still very early in the election season, and dates often change. Please sign up below for Voter Alerts in California and we'll send you an email if the dates change!

Californians must register as democrat or 'No Party Preference' to vote for Bernie!

California Voter Information

Get Registered

California has semi-closed primaries — Californians must register as democrat or undeclared to vote for Bernie!

Register as a democrat or undeclared now!

California has Same-Day Registration which allows you to register to vote at the primaries on Tue, March 3

Not sure if you are registered, or what you're registered as? Check your current registration status online.

Go Vote!

Vote in California on Tuesday March 3rd, from 7:00AM – 8:00PM,
Find your polling place here

The official 2020 Voter Guide will be available here in January:

Id Requirement

Bring your ID JUST IN CASE (especially if you registered online).

More info here:

Voter Workplace Protection

Time off required: Up to two hours at beginning or end of shift.
Paid up to two hours, with 2 working days notice before election.

Early Voting

Vote Early in California! Californians can vote in-person before election day! If you'll be out of town on March 3 or simply find it more convenient, vote early!

Early voting in California begins February 3 and ends on March 3.

Registered voters may apply for a vote-by-mail ballot for an upcoming election at any time.If you apply by mail, your application must be received no later than 7 days before Election Day.

Early voting starts February 3rd, 2020.

Download the California absentee ballot here:

College Students

If you are a college student not living in your home state, you can vote for Bernie in either your home state or in the state in which you are attending school!

Military/Overseas Voters

If you are a Military Voter or a US Citizen living abroad, you are able to request a ballot here to vote for Bernie.

More Information

If you have any questions about voting in California you may contact your state official elections office or Democratic party.

Find local Bernie supporters and get help from /r/CaliforniaForSanders

Will you help Bernie win?

"I've said it since day one: I can't do it alone." - Bernie Sanders

This grassroots campaign depends on grassroots supporters like you! Sign up as a volunteer with the official campaign to find opportunities to help the campaign directly.

Bernie wants 1,000,000 volunteers, and it's up to us to make that happen.

Volunteer for Bernie

Bernie continues to fund his campaign from small donations from people like us. Show your support by donating to the campaign!

Donate to the Bernie Sanders Campaign

Bernie needs you in California!

Check out the official California Elections 2020 Calendar here:

If you need more help call the California Voter Hotline at: (800) 345-VOTE (8683)