Alex Padilla

Republicans Sue California Gov. Gavin Newsom over Vote by Mail Mandate

The Republican National Committee (RNC), the National Republican Congressional Committee (RNCC), and the California Republican Party (CRP) sued California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) and Secretary of State Alex Padilla (D) on Sunday over Newsom’s order earlier this month to send every registered voter a vote-by-mail ballot for November.

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 16: California Gov. Gavin Newsom looks on during a a news conference about the state's efforts on the homelessness crisis on January 16, 2020 in Oakland, California. Newsom was joined by Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf to announce that Oakland will receive 15 unused FEMA trailers for …

California DMV Registers 23,000 Voters Incorrectly

California’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), already under fire for excessively long lines, told Secretary of State Alex Padilla on Wednesday that it made key errors in 23,000 voter registrations filed under the state’s 2017 “motor voter” law.

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 8: Maryjane Medina, 18, a first time voter, walks up to polling booth to cast her vote at a polling station set-up at Watts Towers Arts Center on November 8, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

Election Watchdog Group Slams California for Denying Voter Data to Commission

The Election Integrity Project (EIP), a California-based volunteer organization that aims to increase transparency in the voting process, has slammed a decision by California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to refuse to cooperate with President Donald Trump’s Commission on Election Integrity in its efforts to investigate claims of voter fraud.

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