Election Day Voter Registration. Voter Fraud Penalties. Initiative Statute. •Allows persons who are legally eligible to vote and have valid identification to register to vote on election day at their polling place. • Increases criminal penalty for voter and voter registration fraud. •Criminalizes conspiracy to commit voter fraud. • Requires trained staff at polling places to manage election day registration, creates fund to implement measure, including training and providing personnel for election day registration. •Allows persons to register or reregister during 28 days preceding election day at local election offices. • Provides more time to county election officials to prepare voter registration lists. Summary of Legislative Analyst’s Estimate of Net State and Local Government Fiscal Impact: •Annual state costs of about $6 million to fund counties for election day voter registration activities, thereby resulting in no anticipated net county cost. •Minor state administrative costs and unknown, but probably minor, state costs to enforce a new election fraud offense.
Popular Vote Results
Y:2888207; A:40.9; N:4166035; B:59.1; Abst:684539; C:8.9
LEE BACA, Los Angeles County Sheriff; MARCH FONG EU, Former Secretary of State --
HONORABLE JAN SCULLY, District Attorney of Sacramento County ; HONORABLE MIKE CARONA, Sheriff of Orange County
Rebuttal Against Author
BARBARA INATSUGU, President, League of Women Voters of California; ROCKY DELGADILLO, Los Angeles City Attorney --
PROPOSITION 52 ELECTION DAY VOTER REGISTRATION. VOTER FRAUD PENALTIES. California Proposition 52 (2002).