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June 7, 2016 — California Primary Election

President — United States of America

— Democratic Party
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About this office

The president oversees the federal executive branch, approves new laws, submits a budget each year to Congress, leads U.S. foreign policy, and is the commander in chief of the armed forces.

Do you want to vote in the Democratic presidential primary?

You must be registered as either Democratic or No Party Preference (formerly known as “Decline-to-State”). If you want to change your party registration before the primary election then you must re-register and select that party by May 23.

To register to vote, or re-register with the political party of your choice, click here.

To learn more, take a look at: Do you want to vote for president?

Note: "American Independent" is not the same as independent or No Party Preference. It is an actual party and its members are limited to voting for candidates in the American Independent Party.

California Democratic Presidential Primary Delegate Allocation

475 of 548 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of California's presidential primary.

317 district delegates are to be pledged proportionally to presidential contenders based on the primary results in each of the state's 53 congressional districts. 158 delegates -- 105 at-large delegates and 53 party leaders and elected officials -- are to be pledged to presidential contenders based on the primary vote statewide.

A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to gain pledged delegates at either the congressional district or statewide level.

The remaining 73 delegates are unpledged party leaders and elected officials.

 

 

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Candidates

You can vote for 1 of these 12 candidates.

Hillary Clinton

Democratic
Former U.S. Secretary of State
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  3. Breaking down barriers for all Americans by ensuring...
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Bernie Sanders

Democratic
Elected Official
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Willie Wilson

Democratic
Entrepreneur - Business Owner
Top 3 Priorities
  1. PUBLIC SAFETY
  2. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
  3. EDUCATION
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Michael Steinberg

Democratic
Attorney
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  1. Requiring the Department of Veterans Affairs to make...
  2. Eliminating the 2 year waiting period to qualify for...
  3. Allow all persons to purchase Medicare at the actual...
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Roque De La Fuente

Democratic
Businessperson
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Henry Hewes

Democratic
Real Estate Developer/Ttechnology...
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  1. Protect the lives of unborn children by establishing...
  2. Get America out of the business in endless wars and...
  3. End the personal and business requirements and penalties...
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Keith Judd

Democratic
Musician
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Willie Felix Carter

Democratic
Business Person
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Continued Protection of Divine Providence
  2. Addressing the Homeless needs
  3. Military Readiness
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