Nonpartisan voters who want to vote for POTUS in the March primaries must inform the Registrar of Voters before Jan. 6

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – If you vote by mail and want to vote for President Donald Trump in 2020, or any other presidential candidate in the March primary election, you must inform the Registrar of Voters which mail ballot you want before January 6th, 2020. If you are currently registered as an “independent” or a “decline-to-state” voter, there won’t be any presidential candidates

The San Diego County News Center is reporting that several weeks ago, the Registrar sent the County’s nearly 350,000 Nonpartisan mail ballot voters a pre-paid return postcard requesting their selection of ballot options for the March 3, 2020 primary election. If you’re Nonpartisan and just signed up to become a mail ballot voter, you can expect a postcard outlining your options sometime this week.

As of December 23rd, only 37,000 Nonpartisan voters have returned their postcards or re-registered.

If you think your postcard got lost in the mail, then there are still some things you can do to be able to vote for President of the United States in 2020 primary.

The County News Center reports;

The American Independent, Democratic and Libertarian parties are allowing Nonpartisan voters to take part in their presidential primaries. But Nonpartisan voters must request one of these ballots to vote for that party’s presidential candidate. Your status as a Nonpartisan voter will not change.

Without the postcard, you can still go to to fill out the application and email it. Make sure you are registered to vote and listed as a Nonpartisan mail ballot voter before filling it out.

The Green, Peace and Freedom and Republican parties are not allowing Nonpartisan voters to take part in their presidential primaries. Nonpartisan voters wishing to vote for one of these parties’ presidential candidates must re-register to do so.

All voters can check their registrationre-register and register to vote at The Registrar’s office urges you to do so well before the Feb. 18, 2020 registration deadline to avoid long delays on Election Day. For more information, call (858) 565-5800 or visit


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