Melendez to introduce measure to suspend ‘New Motor Voter’ until problems resolved

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67th District Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez.
SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, announced Tuesday that she will introduce a measure next month that will call on the Governor to suspend the new motor voter provisions enacted by AB 1461 of 2015 and change it to an “opt-in” voter registration instead of “opt-out.” “It’s careless of the Secretary of State to sponsor a bill rolling out an automatic voter registration system he knew had numerous flaws and problems,” said Melendez. “Thousands of Californians have now had their voter registrations changed through no fault of their own and its time the Secretary of State take responsibility for this failure.” Similar to SB 57 (Bates), which recently failed passage in the Senate Elections Committee, this measure will allow the voters the cho
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