voter registration

featured graphic for Cynthia Tracker, candidate for California Assembly District 65 during COVID-19

In 2018, Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva and the liberal Democratic legislature in Sacramento passed Assembly Bill 1171 which allows same-day voter registration. Cynthia Thacker, Conservative Republican candidate filed to run for California State Assembly in the 65th district, questioned whether Quirk-Silva and other Democrats would be held responsible for some of …continue reading

featured graphic for California State Senator Patricia Bates

While Senate Democrats suppressed Senator Patricia Bates’ (R-Laguna Niguel) bill that would have restored “opt-in” voter registration at the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) last January, she has introduced a new bill that she hopes they will support: clarifying the existing DMV voter registration process to reduce confusion. “DMV …continue reading

featured graphic for California State Senator Patricia Bates

The Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments Committee rejected on a partisan vote Senate Bill 57 by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) that would have restored “opt-in” voter registration at the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). “Given that the Secretary of State’s office and the DMV have underplayed well-documented problems …continue reading

featured graphic for California State Senator Patricia Bates

Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement after the Sacramento Bee reported that “At least 600 Californians, including lifelong Republicans and Democrats, have had their voter registration unexpectedly changed, and several county elections officials are pinning much of the blame on the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles.” “Today’s …continue reading