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Presidential Primary Election | March 3, 2020

Why is there an election March 3, 2020?

March 3, 2020 is the scheduled election date for the Presidential Primary Election.  In this primary election, voters will choose candidates to run against each other in the November 2020 general election. 

The March primary election will determine candidates for the Office of U.S. President, and for voter nominated offices, including U.S. Senate, Congress, State Senate and State Assembly. Your ballot will also include contests for local nonpartisan offices and questions affecting state and local laws.

Don’t miss these dates!

Monday, February 3, 2020

  • Early voting begins at the Registrar of Voters office (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday)
  • Mail ballots start being sent to mail ballot voters

Monday, February 17, 2020

  • Register to vote by this date

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

  • Last day registered voters may request a mail ballot

Saturday, February 29 and Sunday March 1, 2020

  • Weekend voting at the Registrar of Voters office (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

For more information call 858-505-7217 or toll-free at (800) 696-0136. 


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