A new controversial law in New York City now allow non-citizens to take part in elections. This article by Bobby Caina Calvan is published by the Associated Press. Here is an excerpt:
New Law Allows Noncitizens To Vote In NYC— after Mayor Eric Adams allowed legislation to automatically become law Sunday.
Opponents have vowed to challenge the new law, which the City Council approved a month ago. Unless a judge halts its implementation, New York City is the first major U.S. city to grant widespread municipal voting rights to noncitizens.
More than a dozen communities across the U.S. already allow noncitizens to cast ballots in local elections, including 11 towns in Maryland and two in Vermont.
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