Law360: American History Backs Noncitizen Voting, DC Board Says

IRLI In The News

June 9, 2023

By Rae Ann Varona

The District of Columbia’s elections board urged a federal judge to toss a lawsuit accusing it of unconstitutionally diluting the district’s voting pool by expanding voting eligibility to certain noncitizens, saying noncitizen voting has long been accepted as constitutional.

The D.C. Board of Elections said that as a threshold matter, two former Republican candidates for local office and a group of registered district voters couldn’t sue the board as their complaint failed to include any allegation showing that they intended to participate in elections.

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