California orders GOP to remove unofficial ballot boxes

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Republicans refused, saying they are taking advantage of the state’s liberal ballot collection law that allows anyone to collect ballots from voters and deliver them to county election offices.

California’s chief elections official on Monday ordered Republicans to remove unofficial ballot drop boxes from churches, gun shops and other locations and Attorney General Xavier Becerra warned those behind the “vote tampering” could face prosecution.

Republicans refused, saying they are taking advantage of California’s liberal ballot collection law that allows anyone to collect ballots from voters and deliver them to county election offices.

“As of right now, we’re going to continue our ballot harvesting program,” California Republican Party spokesman Hector Barajas said.

Read More: California officials say GOP illegally installed ballot drop-off boxes

California attorney general Xavier Becerra (R) speaks as California Gov. Gavin Newsom (L). (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Due to the coronavirus and concerns about health safety at polling places, California for the first time mailed ballots for the Nov. 3 election to all active registered voters — more than 21 million…



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