ニューヨーク市長は、最近可決された法律を支持すると述べています 800,000 投票する非市民

“私はニューヨーカーが彼らの政府で発言権を持つべきだと信じています, これが、私がこの重要な法律を支持し続けている理由です。,” アダムス, の初めに就任した民主党員 2022, で言った ステートメント. “While I initially had some concerns about one aspect of the bill, I had a productive dialogue with my colleagues in government that put those concerns at ease. I believe allowing the legislation to be enacted is by far the best choice, and look forward to bringing millions more into the democratic process.

Mayor-elect Eric Adams speaks during an announcement at Brooklyn Borough Hall.

Mayor-elect Eric Adams speaks during an announcement at Brooklyn Borough Hall. (Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)

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On his first day in office last week, Adams was asked about the bill and 前記 he was concerned the provision stating that a non-citizen voter only had to be in the city for 30 days to qualify to vote.

請求書, として知られている “私たちの街, 私たちの投票”, だった 承認済み by the city council in December and would allow roughly 800,000 to take part in local elections.

エリック・アダムス, incoming mayor of New York, 正しい, arrives at a New Year's Eve celebration in the Times Square area of New York, 我ら。, 金曜日に, 12月. 31, 2021. 写真家: Stephanie Keith/Bloomberg via Getty Images

エリック・アダムス, incoming mayor of New York, 正しい, arrives at a New Year’s Eve celebration in the Times Square area of New York, 我ら。, 金曜日に, 12月. 31, 2021. 写真家: Stephanie Keith/Bloomberg via Getty Images (Stephanie Keith/Bloomberg)

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対策, which would affect green card holders and those with work authorizations, doesn’t include state or federal elections and people in the country illegally would not be allowed to vote.

Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio expressed concerns about the bill before leaving office but did not veto it before leaving office.

New Yorkers who spoke to Fox News last month shared mixed feelings 法案について.

I think it’s a good idea,” a New Yorker in favor of the change told Fox News. “If they’re living here, but they’re on a working visa, というのは, I guess they should have a say as to what’s going on in the city, 正しい?”

New York's Mayor Bill de Blasio makes declarations at a mass vaccination site at Yankee Stadium amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19(新型コロナウイルス感染症) pandemic in the Bronx borough of New York City, ニューヨーク, 我ら。, 2月 5, 2021. Reuters/Carlo Allegri

New York’s Mayor Bill de Blasio makes declarations at a mass vaccination site at Yankee Stadium amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19(新型コロナウイルス感染症) pandemic in the Bronx borough of New York City, ニューヨーク, 我ら。, 2月 5, 2021. Reuters/Carlo Allegri (Reuters/Carlo Allegri)

Another lifelong New Yorker opposed the measure, 言って, “I do not agree with it. Why should they? They’re not from here.

The mayor’s office did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Fox News.

Fox News’ Brie Stimson and Teny Sahakian contributed to this report

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