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    ​Voting rights groups expose California DMV for voter suppression

    A lawsuit was filed on May 9, 2017 by numerous voting rights groups against the California’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) by the League of Women Voters of California (LWV), Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment Institute (ACCE), California Common Cause (CCC) and the National Council of La Raza (NCLR). The lawsuit targeted the DMV’s failure to provide federally mandated voter registration opportunities to millions of California voters. The California DMV has been unlawfully requiring millions of Californians, who renew by mail every year, to complete a separate voter registration, causing people to bend over backwards to become a voter. Due to the low voter turnout last election, voting activist…