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Report: California worst in nation for election performance

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A voter places her ballot into a ballot box after voting for the midterm elections at Los Angeles County Lifeguard headquarters on November 2, 2010 in the Venice neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

A new national study done by the Pew Charitable Trusts ranks California near the bottom when it comes to election performance.  

RELATED: California scores low on quality, efficiency of elections

The Election Performance Index report shows that in California, nearly 30 percent of all regular mail ballots went unreturned in 2012. That figure places California the worst in the nation. The study also shows that California is among the only two states -- us and Vermont -- that don't let voters look up information online.

Right now we turn to Dean Logan, LA County registrar, to get his response.  

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