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Did you miss the California Secretary of State candidates debate at UC Berkeley?

Streamed live on Oct 9, 2014 California ranks 48th in the nation in election administration and more than 6 million eligible Californians are not even registered to vote. In one of the most contested statewide office races in recent memory, Democrat Alex Padilla and Republican Pete Peterson are vying to be our state’s chief elections […]

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You’re Invited: Upcoming Secretary of State Forum

Watch the California Secretary of State candidates debate live at University of California, Berkeley. Information below via the ACLU: Currently, courts in Ohio and Kansas are weighing arguments in cases in which Secretaries of State made executive decisions on early voting and who gets their name on the ballot that will have game changing effects […]

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Obamacare’s failed tech firm to build CA voter registration database

Vendor selection raises questions concerning propriety of award. Few voters know that California is the only state in the nation without a federally-required centralized state-wide voter registration database, as mandated in 2002 by the federal government’s Help America Vote Act. What they also don’t know is that the state has now hired a questionable firm […]

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Debating the facts about AB 817

A few articles have recently been posted on the internet extolling the virtues of AB 817, the bill that will allow non-citizens to be Poll Workers in California, and attacking EIP’s efforts to oppose the bill.  The supportive “arguments” for this bill are preposterous, laughable and offensive to most naturalized citizens and frightening to all […]

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Only in California: “No-Borders” activists mobilize to let non-citizens run elections

In a state with no voter ID and only an “honor system” preventing voter impersonation and non-citizen voting, California’s “no-borders” activists are now promoting a bill that allows non-citizens to act as polling place officials. The groups, including Advancing Justice LA and the Kat of the Kings blog, support the bill, known as AB 817, […]

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