DMV Update

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Dear Friends,

Last month, I was on KUSI News in San Diego to discuss the ongoing problems at the DMV, and I wanted to make sure you saw it as I know this issue is important to you too.

Senator Anderson's interview on KUSI

Click the image to be directed to watch the interview or go here,


April 23 – May 24: DMV software issue misreported 77,000 voter records to elections officials.

July 1: DMV budget increased by $47 million to address wait times.

Aug. 7: DMV budget increased by additional $16.6 million to address wait times.

Aug. 8: the Governor prevented a legislative audit of the DMV.

Sept. 17: Gov. Brown signed SB 862, the “blank check” to increase funding to the DMV.

Sept. 5: 23,000 voter registration errors reported by the DMV.

Sept. 20: Router issues at DMV cause delayed at several locations until 11 am.

Sept. 20: 3,000 unintended voter registrations reported by the DMV.

Sept. 21: Gov. Brown ordered Dept. of Finance audit of the DMV.

It’s an honor to serve you.

- Joel

P.S. I often get calls in my office from constituents like Mike and David that need assistance with the DMV or other state issues. My district offices are eager to continue serving you until my term ends November 30th. Please call my office at (619) 596-3136 if there is anything we can do to assist you.