August 12, 2022
By Bob Dane
At the beginning of this year, 15 U.S. municipalities allowed noncitizens to vote in local elections. In one of those cities, San Francisco, a media outlet gushed: “Noncitizen voting rights gain traction.”
Those so-called “rights” hit a brick wall in June and again last month when courts in New York and California struck down noncitizen voting laws, ruling they violated the state constitutions. These seemed like open-and-shut cases; even a liberal legal team at UC Berkeley concluded that “voter eligibility is not a municipal affair.”
Read the full story at The Wilson County News.
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