Supervisors signal comfort with formation of election integrity commission

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RIVERSIDE (CNS) - The Board of Supervisors today directed the Riverside County Executive Office to weigh options for the formation of a citizen-run commission that would evaluate future countywide elections and report on issues that need to be addressed. Supervisor Kevin Jeffries proposed the EO's 30-day study of the possible establishment of a "Citizens Commission on Election Integrity,'' and his colleagues supported it, though Supervisor Karen Spiegel wondered aloud about a lack of "definition'' concerning the commission's duties. Spiegel also worried about redundancy, since the county already has an ad hoc committee -- on which she and Supervisor Chuck Washington serve -- to monitor operations within the Office of the Registrar of Voters. Jeffries said the commission would not tread
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