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Senator Patricia Bates to Present Bill to Restore “Opt-in” Voter Registration at DMV

SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) will present her Senate Bill 57 on Tuesday that would make voter registration an opt-in process at the DMV, which would prevent some of the problems reported by media outlets over the past two years such as inaccurate party registrations and the registration of non-U.S. citizens.

WHO:
–Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel)
–Senator John Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa), a co-author of SB 57
–Members of the Senate Elections And Constitutional Amendments Committee

WHAT:
Senator Bates will present Senate Bill 57. To learn more on why she authored the bill, click here to read her December 2019 op-ed in the Orange County Register. Senator Bates will be available for media interviews after the hearing.

WHEN:
Tuesday, January 7, 9:30 a.m.

WHERE:
California State Capitol, Room 112