DeMaio insisted in an email that he is following the law. Election law experts, however, say he is walking a blurry line.
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The U.S. Dept. of Justice filed a $112.8 million dollar claim against the now defunct San Diego Hospice for submitting “false claims,” among other things.
There are currently 232 CFDs collecting taxes in San Diego County. inewsource was able to trace voting records to at least 120 of them. Of those, 113 had no registered voters when the request for voting information was made.
Sometimes it’s a single landowner, or the landowner’s agent, who casts the only vote.
When residents eventually move into the neighborhood, the Mello-Roos tax is disclosed.