Proposition 52: Election Day Registration

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Proposition 52 on Tuesday-s ballot would enhance every citizen-s right to make a difference by allowing eligible Californians to register as voters up to and including Election Day. Current law requires that they register at least 15 days before the polls open. The battle over Prop 52 has become one of the hardest fought and most emotional of this election year. Supporters claim it would expand the political process by turning around historically low voter turnouts. Opponents contend it-s full of loopholes that could be exploited by non-citizens and dishonest politicians. We hear both sides, from a staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union and the California chairman of the citizens- lobby, Common Cause.
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Proposition 52: Election Day Registration



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