Democrats, Tuesday is the deadline to switch, if you want to vote in the GOP primary

Certain things in this life require lots of advance notice: One of them is switching parties in order to vote in a presidential primary in Connecticut.

The Republican presidential primary is not until April 24, but Tuesday is the deadline for Democrats or members of any other party to switch affiliations and join the GOP, if only for three months.

Unaffiliated and new voters have until April 23rd to sign up with the GOP if they want to cast a vote in the primary. Connecticut Republicans go to the polls the same day as those in New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Delaware.