|Problems in California
||[Mar. 31st, 2006|11:07 am]
Elections Are Stolen From Voters, Not Candidates
New ID System May Block Voters
"In Los Angeles County, the database rejected 14,629 people — 43% of those who registered from Jan. 1 to March 15. Officials are trying to resolve the problems in time for municipal elections April 11 in 14 cities in the county. They say the challenge will be far larger for the June 6 primary, which will involve many more voters."
"State Sen. Debra Bowen (D-Marina del Rey), who chairs the Senate elections committee and is running in the Democratic primary to challenge McPherson, said: 'We're looking at the potential for thousands and thousands of people to lose the right to vote.'"
The article is worth the read, if you haven't already seen this. It's definitely something to keep an eye on.