According to a report from KTLA5, over 300 California recall ballots, drugs, and multiple driver’s licenses were found in the vehicle of a passed-out felon in Torrance, California.
According to Torrance police, approximately 300 ballots were recovered from the vehicle, which was found in a 7-Eleven convenience store parking lot on August 16th.
Officers also found a loaded firearm, methamphetamine, a scale, and dozens of California driver’s licenses that were in other people’s names. Xanax pills were also discovered on the unidentified male subject, who police described as a felon.
“Investigators are trying to figure out how the election ballots ended up in the suspect’s vehicle and what their intent was in having them,” police officials said in a statement.
In Valley Village, another Los Angeles neighborhood, hundreds of more ballots were stolen out of the mailboxes of a multi-unit housing complex.
Two women with a USPS post office master key were caught on camera stealing the California recall election ballots within several mailboxes at an apartment complex.
Early voting is well underway in the September 14th recall election that will decide whether California Governor Gavin Newsom will be removed from office, and who will replace him. The first question on the ballot is a simple yes or no: Should Newsom be recalled? The second question, who should replace Newsom if the recall passes.
Republican candidate Larry Elder is currently the confounding frontrunner in the Republican race to replace Gavin Newsom as California governor.