Re "Voter registration joins the online era" (Editorial, Sept. 20): Upon moving to West Sacramento from Nebraska in 2010, I went to a DMV to get a California driver's license and register my car. At that time I completed a voter registration form attached to one of the documents.
I was surprised last week to receive a call from my county election office regarding a request I made for a mail-in ballot for the November election. "We'd love to help you but you are not registered!"
I explained when and how I had registered. The official said approximately: "I'm not surprised. We seldom see the registration forms that have been completed at the DMV!" This is unacceptable and needs to be investigated.
If your voter registration history is similar, I suggest you verify with your county election office while there is time!
-- Gene Bedient, West Sacramento
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