Here’s a question that’s asked on an at least weekly basis:

This week has brought with it another answer to that question:

There doesn’t seem to be anything that California progressives don’t believe should be mandatory.

Ironically there already is a punishment for not voting:

Bingo!

Reportedly, “people not registered to vote would not be impacted” if the proposal were to become law, but it seems like punishing registered voters for missing an election cycle would simply discourage more people from registering to vote in the first place.