Wednesday, December 15, 2021

New York Allows Noncitizen Residents to Vote in Local Elections


Professor (now Congress member) Jamin Raskin wrote in 1993 about the history of noncitizen suffrage in the United States.  In many states, noncitizens were once allowed to vote in local elections.  NPR's Rachel Martin talked to Ron Hayduk, a professor of political science at San Francisco State University, about New York City's decision to restore the ability of  noncitizen residents to vote in local elections.


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