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New York judge strikes down NYC law granting voting rights to noncitizens

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A New York state judge on Monday struck down a new law that would allow noncitizens to vote in local elections in New York City. Under the legislation passed by the New York City Council in December, noncitizens who...

NY state lawmaker proposes referendum to block noncitizens from casting ballots

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A state constitutional referendum is being proposed to block noncitizens from casting ballots in New York state. "I don't believe that foreign nationals should be voting in our elections," says the bill's sponsor, Ne...

Maya Wiley cites Confederacy in argument to allow noncitizens to vote

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Wiley, who ran an unsuccessful 2021 New York City Democratic mayoral primary campaign, penned a New Republic column calling for noncitizen voting on the heels of President Biden comparing people who don’t agree with ...

California Dems silent on whether they support Newsom’s health care for noncitizens proposal

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Fox News Digital reached out to a few Democrats in the state for their reactions to Newsom’s proposal and if they supported the governor’s move. None of the California Democrats contacted — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi...

RNC sues NYC Mayor Adams over law allowing noncitizens to vote

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The RNC announced the lawsuit on Monday, with Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel tweeting out the organization’s official statement. "American elections should be decided by American citizens," McDaniel said in the release. "...

Pompeo: NYC mayor allowing non-citizens to vote is bad for the city, state, and US

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MIKE POMPEO: Harris, this is bad for New York City, it is bad for New York, it is bad for America. And not only do I think it’s inconsistent with our history and the law, I think that …  it denigrates those of us who...

NYC Mayor Eric Adams stands by support of bill allowing 800,000 legal noncitizens to vote: ‘It is imperative’

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Adams, a Democrat who was sworn in on Jan. 1, appeared on CNN’s "State of the Union" and was asked what made him change his mind in support of the "Our city, our vote" bill, which became law on Sunday. NYC MAYOR SAYS...

NYC mayor says he supports recently passed legislation allowing 800,000 noncitizens to vote

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"I believe that New Yorkers should have a say in their government, which is why I have and will continue to support this important legislation," Adams, a Democrat who took office at the start of 2022, said in a state...

New York City ‘diminishing citizenship’ after approving bill to allow noncitizens to vote: ‘The Five’

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Introduction Number 1867 received no support from the council's four Republican members but passed 33-14 overall, with a pair of abstentions. One Democratic critic of the bill, Councilman Mark Gjonaj, D-Throggs Neck,...

What do New Yorkers think about letting noncitizens vote in city elections?

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"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, I mean, I guess they should have a say as to what's going on in the city, right?"...

Letting noncitizens vote ‘suffocates liberty’ by making governments larger, Andrew McCarthy says

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The New York City council on Thursday passed a measure allowing some 800,000 noncitizen residents the right to vote in local elections. The measure now goes to Mayor Bill de Blasio's desk. "Progressive Democrats push...

Why noncitizens should be allowed to vote

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Raul A. Reyes is an attorney and a member of the USA Today board of contributors. Follow him on Twitter @RaulAReyes. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. View more opinions on CNN...

Legal immigrant pushes back on NYC considering voting rights for non-citizens: ‘It sends the wrong message’

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Mayra Flores, Mexican immigrant and congressional candidate in south Texas, joined "Fox & Friends First" on Wednesday to discuss the bill, arguing its passage would dis-incentivize immigrants from pursuing the pr...

Stephen Miller slams New York Times opinion essay that argues for non-citizens to vote

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STEPHEN MILLER: The New York Times opinion piece is extraordinarily revealing for the mindset of the Left— which is they want to erode and ultimately erase the very idea of American citizenship. Voting is not just a ...