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AB-882 Voter registration and recall elections.(2013-2014)

As Amends the Law Today
As Amends the Law on Nov 21, 2014


 Section 2153 of the Elections Code is amended to read:

 (a) Except as provided in Section 2154, the affidavit of registration shall show all the facts required to be stated.
(b) If the affidavit does not contain all of the information required, the  but the telephone number of the affiant is legible, the  county elections official shall attempt to contact  telephone  the affiant and attempt to  collect the missing information.
(c) If the affidavit does not contain all of the information required, and the county elections official is not able to collect the missing information,  information by telephone,  but the mailing address of the affiant is legible, the county elections official shall inform the affiant of the reason for rejection and shall send to the affiant either of the following:
(1) A new voter registration card.
(2) Any other document, as determined by the elections official, on which the affiant may provide the missing information. An affiant who provides information pursuant to this paragraph shall certify under penalty of perjury that the information provided is true and correct.

SEC. 2.

 Section 11105 of the Elections Code is amended to read:

 Upon each submission, if fewer than 500 signatures are submitted to the elections official, he or she shall count the number of signatures and submit those results to the Secretary of State. If 500 or more signatures are submitted, the elections official may verify, using a random sampling technique, either 3 percent of the signatures submitted, or 500, whichever is greater. The random sample of signatures to be verified shall be drawn in a manner that every signature filed with the elections official shall be given an equal opportunity to be included in the sample. Upon completion of the signature verification, the elections official shall report the results to the Secretary of State pursuant to Section 11104.
SEC. 3.
 If the Commission on State Mandates determines that this act contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code.