“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.”
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.
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?”
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