California’s New Motor Voter Law Could Have HUGE Impact on Future Elections

The good old motor voter law in California is expected to bring in 2 Million news voters. Who are these voters and what will their impact be on future elections? The first glance at the predicted increase by demographics was a little surprising. In a synopsis, it could be said that the ranks of the low information voter will be significantly increased. It is not just about the Latino vote. Look at the predicted impact in the article below.

Motor Voter Law

As Written By CHRISTINE MAI-DUC for the L.A. Times:

California’s new motor voter law could add 2 million registered voters in its first year, study says

A new study from the Public Policy Institute of California estimates that, if executed successfully, the state’s new motor voter law could add more than 2 million new voters to the rolls in its first year of implementation.

The new law, slated to take effect next year, is supposed to streamline the way citizens register to vote at Department of Motor Vehicles offices. Once fully implemented, drivers applying for or renewing licenses and completing other DMV transactions will have their information electronically transmitted to the secretary of State, as long as they’ve confirmed they’re eligible to vote and don’t opt out of registering.

State officials have been saying for months that potentially millions of new voters could be registered under the new law. The PPIC report released Thursday appears to bolster that claim……

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California’s new motor voter law could add 2 million registered voters in its first year, study says – LA Times

 

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