The latest news on this front comes from a really interesting article at Ballot Access News written by the widely-respected election expert and advocate for third party/independent ballot access Richard Winger. Take a look at this excerpt:
On February 9, the California Secretary of State released new registration data. It shows that the Common Sense Party has 30,882 registrants. Although that is a big increase for the party since the last tally, it is not enough to qualify. The party had 17,322 registrants at the previous tally, which was as of August 31, 2021. The requirement appears to be 72,618, although the Common Sense Party believes the requirement is 55,601.
Here is a link to the Secretary’s Report of Registration.
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