If a person in California wants to register to vote but does not want to affiliate with a party, what category would that person "check" on the registration form? A. "None of the Above" B. "All...

If a person in California wants to register to vote but does not want to affiliate with a party, what category would that person "check" on the registration form?

A. "None of the Above"

B. "All of the Above"

C. "No party preference"

D. "American Independent"

E. None of these -- all voters must select a party

 

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pohnpei397 | College Teacher | (Level 3) Distinguished Educator

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None of the options that you have given on this question is technically exactly correct.  However, one of them, Option C, is the best choice. 

If you go to the California Secretary of State’s website (link below), you will be able to look at the process for applying to vote in California.  If you check that you are a resident of California on the first page, you will get to the second page.  If you scroll down on that page, you will get to a section called “Political Party Preference.”  There, you can select the party you want to affiliate with from a drop-down menu.  One of them is the American Independent Party.  That is an actual party and you would be affiliated with that party.  There is also a button that you can click that says “No, I do not want to disclose a political party preference.”

This is not exactly how Option C is worded, but Option C is clearly better than any of the other options.

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