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General News    H3'ed 6/23/16

580,000 More Independent Californians' Primary Votes will be Counted!

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Almost 600,000 previously disenfranchised independent voters in CA may have their votes counted, after all. Voting officials in Los Angeles have decided to count over 66,000 votes which were slated to be discarded. The Dem Primary ballots were all cast by “No Party Preference” (NPP) voters, CA’s version of “Independent”. According to CA’s arcane voting laws, NPP voters could only vote in the Dem primary via a “No Party Preference/Democratic Crossover Ballot”, which they had to request specifically – if ambiguously phrased, poll workers were not instructed to be particularly helpful. A regular Dem ballot cast by an NPP voter was to be considered invalid. Voting officials determined that, while the prescribed procedure may not have been followed, the ballots still expressed clear “voter intent” and should be counted.

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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