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Common Questions

  • How do I change my political party?
  • Why do I have to declare a political party in order to vote in a Primary Election?
    • Primary Elections are held in order to narrow the field of candidates within the political party prior to the General Election. You have to choose which party’s ballot you want. You can only vote one ballot.

  • Do I have to declare a political party in order to vote in a General Election?
    • No. All candidates that were successful in the Primary or nominated by their parties are included on the General Election ballot. Also included are candidates for offices which are non-partisan. You can vote for candidates of any party, no matter what party you selected when you registered.

  • Was I selected for jury duty because I am registered to vote?
    • Jurors are randomly drawn by a computer from current voter registration lists and motor vehicle operators lists.

  • Where do I get information on District Court Judges running for retention?