[Ed. – The number is in the thousands. The improper registrations include both illegal aliens and non-citizens who are in the country legally. This is what opponents of “motor-voter” warned about 20 years ago, and what opponents of giving illegals driver’s licenses have more recently warned against. Mark well that they were right. They’ll be right again. It is mere political absurdity to wave off such legitimate warnings.]
The Newport Beach resident, who has a green card and is married to a U.S. citizen, was one of some 1,500 people who the California Department of Motor Vehicles said on Monday were wrongly registered to vote between late April and late September. These errors, which included other non-citizens, are in addition to the roughly 23,000 registration mistakes disclosed by the DMV last month.
Marquis contacted The Times on Sept. 30 to say that his attempt to get a replacement driver’s license at a DMV field office in late August ended with him being sent a registered voter notice by elections officials. DMV officials, in responding to a request for comment from The Times, then discovered additional errors that were blamed on employees making data entries.