The California DMV reports that more than 20,000 voter registrations submitted to the Secretary of State’s office.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles on Wednesday admitted wrong submission of 23,000 voter registrations to the Secretary of State’s office, technician’s error, according to a new report.
The state Agency told The Sacramento Bee that the problems encountered are within the state’s Motor-Voter program, which allows those 18 years of age or older to register to vote, the “completion of a driver’s license, identification (ID) card or change of address transaction.”
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The Problem apparently came down to the error of the technician, as they were “switching between multiple screens” and “incorrectly linked” registration information for California residents.
“We are always trying to these rights and to work closely with the Secretary of State, Alex Padilla’s office, correct the error that has occurred,” the Director of the Agency said in a statement Wednesday.
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Of the 23,000 residents whose registrations have been sent, a reported 1,600 of them, send you a voter registration affidavit.
Other entries affected “voters’ preferences, that is, the vote-by-mail options, language, and political party choice,” according to a letter from the DMV Padilla sent.
The DMV allegedly said, none of the applicants were illegal immigrants.
A Deputy from Fresno referred to the error as a “cover-up”, and the Agency is called to be tested.
“You will wait in long lines is one thing, but to walk in a registered way, and register to walk a different way to something quite different,” Jim Patterson said.
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The state’s Motor-Voter program, which began in April, has sparked concerns that felt earlier this year, and the affected voters, it could vote an easy way for non-EU citizens.
“You’re setting the state for a disaster,” Catherine Engelbrecht, founder of True voice, said. “You don’t seem to have a process in place to ensure that people are who they say they are.”
State officials denied such claims, saying that protection measures to prevent non-citizens from voting.
Fox News, ” Elizabeth Llorente contributed to this report.
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