LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Time is running out for Los Angeles County residents to register to vote in the upcoming primary election.

KNX 1070’s Claudia Peschiutta reports Monday is the deadline for those who want to have a say in who will be the next Governor of California or the next LA County Sheriff on the June 3 ballot.

About 73 percent of residents eligible had registered to vote as of last month, with 44 percent of total voters registered as Democrats and about 29 percent were registered as Republicans, officials said.

Over six million residents eligible to vote had failed to sign up as of April, according to a report from the Secretary of State’s office.

LA County residents who registered to vote can check their status online at LAVote.net or in person at the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office at 12400 Imperial Highway in Norwalk. People can also obtain applications at public libraries, Department of Motor Vehicles offices, U.S. Post Offices and most government buildings.

The county offers election assistance in Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai and Vietnamese by calling at (800) 481-8683.


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