03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Report: Homeless Bribed With Food To Support GOP Ballot Initiative

The chairman of a committee formed to fight a ballot initiative to change how California's electoral college votes are apportioned has asked the city attorney here to investigate a report that a group collecting signatures for the initiative has offered food to homeless people in exchange for signing the petitions.

The Republican-supported initiative would replace California's winner-take-all system of allocating its 55 electoral college votes with one that allots the votes by Congressional district.

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