Video: Change in California's primary date causes voter confusion
LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- California voters will head to the polls on March 7th in an attempt to make an
early impact on the presidential contest. But changes in state election rules,
and a new registration deadline, may take some primary voters by surprise.
The deadline to register
by party affiliation is midnight tonight, and most Golden State voters
are unaware that if they do not select a party affiliation, their vote will not count in
next month's primary.
Golden State primary voters can vote for any candidate of any party, but only the votes of
registered Democrats and registered Republicans will count toward delegate
CNN's Jennifer Auther explains the process.
CNN's Jennifer Auther looks at the change in laws and how it may affect the election.