August 14, 2023
A state appeals panel has determined nothing in California law or the San Francisco charter blocks noncitizens from voting in school board elections.
Although city voters amended the charter in 2016 to allow noncitizen voting in school board elections, by parents and guardians of school-age children, the lawsuit challenging the change started in March 2022. Named plaintiffs James Lacy and Michael Denny joined the U.S. Justice Foundation and the California Public Policy Foundation in arguing Proposition N and the ordinances it advanced violated the state constitution and elections code.
Read the full story at the Northern California Record.
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