In 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014, the state was the 49th lowest-performing state, and one of only six states in the bottom 25 percent in all four years, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Election Performance Index Report.

That assessment and much more is found in “Voting Integrity in California: Issues and Concerns: A Report of the California Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights” (June 2017).

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