Verbatim: California voters who decide not to declare membership in a political party when registering to vote appear on voter rolls as “No Party Preference” (NPP). According to the most recently published statistics from the California Secretary of State’s Office, 4,117,885 Californians, or 23.9 percent of the state’s voters, are registered as NPP. Any of those voters who want to vote for a Democratic presidential primary candidate would have to request a “crossover ballot.” Otherwise, the ballot they receive would not list any presidential candidates. William Simpich, an Oakland attorney and Bernie Sanders supporter, claims election officials have provided inadequate and, in some cases, incorrect information about requesting crossover ballots to NPP voters who receive their ballots through the mail. Read more.