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08/28/14

County was warned about dead voters


By Joel Hoffmann | U-T San Diego
 
 

The Registrar of Voters was informed last year about four citizens shown in county records as voting after they died — people who remain registered to vote to this day.

The four were featured in a U-T Watchdog story last month about ballots cast in the name of deceased citizens…Read the full story »

Orange County cleans up its voter registration list


By John Breeden II | GCN

When people move, they take care to shut off utilities, change their billing address and even get a new driver’s license. One of the last things on most people's minds is updating their voter registration information, a little oversight that was costing Orange Country, Calif., quite a bit of money…Read the full story »

Los Angeles DA seeks jail for Sen. Rod Wright


By Laurel Rosenhall | The Sacramento Bee

Los Angeles prosecutors have asked a judge to sentence suspended state Sen. Rod Wright to six months in jail, 1000 hours of community service and five years on probation for a jury’s verdicts in January that found him guilty of eight felonies of perjury and voter fraud…Read the full story »

Richard Alarcón, wife seek new trial after perjury, voter fraud convictions


By Dakota Smith | Los Angeles Daily News

Attorneys for former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcón and his wife, Flora Montes de Oca Alarcón, are seeking a new trial, arguing the verdicts handed down by a jury last month are “inconsistent.”...Read the full story »

Bill allows counting of late vote-by-mail ballots


By The Associated Press via The Fresno Bee

The state Assembly has approved a bill allowing elections officials to count ballots that are received up to three days after an election, even though it does not require a postmark.

SB29 passed Monday on a 49-20 vote over the objections of Republican lawmakers who said it could promote voter fraud...Read the full story »
 
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JULY 31


California doesn't know how many multiple voters it has


By Bre Payton | Watchdog.org

California doesn't know how many of the state.s voters are registered to vote in other states.

Watchdog.org reported last week that more than 6.9 million Americans are registered to vote in two or more states, but that included data from just 28 states and failed to include any information from some of the largest ones, such as California. Read the full story

If they're dead, then who voted?


By  Joel Hoffmann | U-T San Diego

Francis J. DeGregory was a World War II Army veteran who served in the Battle of the Bulge. He died in 2008 and is interred at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.

Dara Welty was an aspiring opera singer and La Jolla native who died of a blood clot during a visit to Bolivia in 1998, at 22. Read the full story

Former Councilman Richard Alarcon, wife guilty of voter fraud, perjury


By Soumya Karlamangla | Los Angeles Times

Former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife were convicted Wednesday of some but not all voter-fraud and perjury charges brought in a case that accused them of lying about where they lived so he would be qualified to run for his council seat. Read the full story

Election fraud charges filed against former District 7 campaign worker


By Kate Conger | S.F. Examiner

The San Francisco District Attorney's Office has filed election fraud charges against a man who worked on the 2012 District 7 campaign of former Board of Supervisors candidate Robert Squeri.

Christopher Brodeur, a 28-year-old San Francisco resident, faces two felony counts of filing false documents and two felony counts of signing another person's name on a nomination petition, a district attorney spokesperson saidRead the full story

Sentencing for California Sen. Rod Wright delayed a third time


By Laurel Rosenhall | The Sacramento Bee

The criminal sentencing hearing for suspended state Sen. Rod Wright has been delayed for a third time as his lawyers argue that the judge should throw out the jury's verdicts that found Wright guilty of eight felonies for lying about where he lived when he ran for office in 2008. Read the full story
 
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