By John Woolfolk | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: May 30, 2018 at 1:02 pm | UPDATED: May 30, 2018 at 1:05 pm Voters choosing no party affiliation have overtaken Republicans in Democrat-dominated California, marking a troubling slide for the GOP in the nation’s most populous state that a generation ago was home to the Reagan Revolution. Political Data Inc., which compiles figures from county election offices, reported this week that 4.84 million of California’s 19 million voters declared no party preference while 4.77 million registered Republican at the close of registration for the June 5 primary. Democratic party registration was 8.44 million and voters registering with other parties totaled just under 1 million. “The fact is, no party preference has been growing as a share for the electorate for the past many years,” said Political Data Vice President Paul Mitchell. The California Secretary of State’s office will … [Read more...] about ‘No Party Preference’ overtakes Republican in Democrat dominated California
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Traveler confusion and concern about REAL ID Chris McGinnis Updated 12:28 pm, Thursday, May 3, 2018 Photo: Courtesy DMV Notice the golden bear with a star on this facsimile of California's Real ID driver license? That's how you know it is compliant Notice the golden bear with a star on this facsimile of... I knew there was a problem when Barkley, my frequent flying partner, came home last week with a shiny new California Drivers license that did not bear the bear. What? Since January, the California DMV has been offering drivers the option of a regular license or an enhanced "REAL ID" license that can be used at airport security and other federal installations. REAL ID licenses have a golden bear with a white star in the upper right corner. Regular licenses do not. (See above or see this for more details) TravelSkills with Chris McGinnis sponsored by I wrote a very popular post about this back in January, … [Read more...] about Is your California drivers license okay for air travel?
By Julia Limitone Published April 12, 2018 Politics FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print video California DMV responds to claims it let illegal immigrants register to vote California Republican Party Chairman Jim Brulte on allegations the California DMV allowed illegal immigrants to register to vote. California is responding to accusations that a new program allows illegal immigrants to vote. Continue Reading Below On April 16, the Golden State will automatically register motorists who obtain or renew a driver’s license to go to the polls. “The New Motor Voter Program will automatically register customers to voter, if eligible, during driver license, ID card, or change of address transactions,” the DMV said in a statement. “A customer can choose to opt out of the process. Undocumented Californians are not eligible to register to vote, and DMV has programming measures to prevent that from occurring.” … [Read more...] about California DMV allows illegals to vote: GOP chairman
POLITICS 04/06/2018 06:52 pm ET It's the result of major efforts in the state to increase youth civic engagement. By Antonia Blumberg Over 100,000 16- and 17-year-olds in California are now preregistered to vote, the state’s Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced on Friday. Roughly 38 percent of those teenagers registered as Democrat, and 10 percent registered as Republican, with a smattering of other party affiliations represented, according to data released by Padilla’s office. The greatest percentage ― just over 43 percent ― registered with no party preference. The achievement comes amid a nationwide tide of youth activism over gun control and marks the outcome of recent efforts in the state to increase civic engagement among youth. “We are seeing the impact that young people can have when they stand up and engage,” Padilla said in a statement. “Since California launched pre-registration, 100,000 soon-to-be … [Read more...] about More Than 100,000 California Teenagers Are Now Preregistered To Vote
Assembly Bill 60, which took effect in January 2015, requires the DMV to issue driver's licenses if applicants can prove their identity and California residency, as well as meet all testing requirements, regardless of whether they can show they are in the country lawfully. As of March 30, about 1,001,000 immigrants have obtained the licenses, which are renewable after five years. … [Read more...] about California driver’s license program for those here illegally surpasses 1 million drivers