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New York City Law Allowing Non-Citizens to Vote Ruled Unconstitutional - The Michigan Star

Posted on AllSides February 23rd, 2024
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A New York City law that would allow non-citizens to vote in local elections was deemed unconstitutional by a state appeals court on Wednesday. The law would have allowed roughly 800,000 green card holders and individuals with federal work authorization living in the Big Apple to vote in the city’s elections, including in mayoral and City Council elections. Democratic and Republican elected officials have been in a drawn-out legal battle over the law, and the court’s ruling Wednesday hands Democrats a defeat. “We determine that this local law was enacted...

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