Petition gathering in 2007 outside a grocery store in Rocklin. Sen. Josh Newman, who has been targeted in a recall campaign, says paid signature hunters are distorting campaigns.
Petition gathering in 2007 outside a grocery store in Rocklin. Sen. Josh Newman, who has been targeted in a recall campaign, says paid signature hunters are distorting campaigns. Randall Benton Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
Petition gathering in 2007 outside a grocery store in Rocklin. Sen. Josh Newman, who has been targeted in a recall campaign, says paid signature hunters are distorting campaigns. Randall Benton Sacramento Bee Staff Photo

Paid signature gatherers are gaming the ballot. California’s bounty system must change

March 06, 2018 08:00 AM