Resolution Condemning Voter Registration Fraud
Whereas, the Constitutional right to register to vote with the political party of one’s choice has been a cornerstone of Democracy and a privilege of every American citizen, and it is a felony to deny the right to register to vote for the political party of one’s choice, or to change a voter’s party of choice without the voter’s knowledge and approval; and
Whereas, countless California voters had their party switched without their knowledge or approval by unscrupulous contractors who were paid as much as $15 “bounties”, and
Whereas, Voter Registration Fraud should be investigated and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
Therefore be it resolved, that the California Democratic Party finds the practice of switching a voter’s registered party to be un-American, unconstitutional, and felonious, and calls upon local, State and Federal law enforcement to vigorously investigate and prosecute the individual, corporation, organization, and political perpetrators of this Voter Registration Fraud, and, if convicted, to demand they be sentenced to the maximum penalty allowed by law; and
Be it further resolved, that the California Democratic Party send a copy of this resolution to Secretary of State Debra Bowen, Attorney General Edmund G Brown Jr and California Registrars of Voters.
Passed by LACDP 07/14/09