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AB 817 - Amends Poll Worker Eligibility Requirements - Key Vote

California Key Votes

Ted Gaines voted Nay (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Amends Poll Worker Eligibility Requirements

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (49-25) - (Key vote)

Title: Amends Poll Worker Eligibility Requirements

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that authorizes an elections official to appoint a non-voter as a precinct board member.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes a non-voter to be appointed as precinct board member if the non-voter meets the following qualifications (Secs. 1 & 2):
    • The non-voter is a lawful permanent resident of the United States; and
    • The non-voter is otherwise eligible to register to vote, except for his or her lack of United States citizenship. 
  • Authorizes election officials to appoint up to 5 non-voters per precinct to serve as board members (Sec. 2).
  • Prohibits a non-citizen board member from performing the following duties (Sec. 2):
    • Performing the duties of a precinct board inspector; or
    • Tallying votes for the precinct board.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (22-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Amends Poll Worker Eligibility Requirements

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes an elections official to appoint a non-voter as a precinct board member.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes a non-voter to be appointed as precinct board member if the non-voter meets the following qualifications (Secs. 1 & 2):
    • The non-voter is a lawful permanent resident of the United States; and
    • The non-voter is otherwise eligible to register to vote, except for his or her lack of United States citizenship. 
  • Authorizes election officials to appoint up to 5 non-voters per precinct to serve as board members (Sec. 2).
  • Prohibits a non-citizen board member from performing the following duties (Sec. 2):
    • Performing the duties of a precinct board inspector; or
    • Tallying votes for the precinct board.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (49-23) - (Key vote)

Title: Amends Poll Worker Eligibility Requirements

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes an elections official to appoint a non-voter as a precinct board member.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes a non-voter to be appointed as precinct board member if the non-voter meets the following qualifications (Secs. 1 & 2):
    • The non-voter is a lawful permanent resident of the United States; and
    • The non-voter is otherwise eligible to register to vote, except for his or her lack of United States citizenship. 
  • Authorizes election officials to appoint up to 5 non-voters per precinct to serve as board members (Sec. 2).
  • Prohibits a non-citizen board member from performing the following duties (Sec. 2):
    • Performing the duties of a precinct board inspector; or
    • Tallying votes for the precinct board.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Amends Poll Worker Eligibility Requirements

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