New York City Grants Noncitizens the Right to Vote in Local Elections

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New York City became the largest city in America to allow noncitizens to vote in local elections following a Thursday City Council vote.

Indeed, the City Council overwhelmingly approved legislation granting the right to more than 800,000 legal residents, the New York Times reports.

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Noncitizens will be able to begin registering to vote in a year. They could begin voting in local elections as of January 9, 2023, according to the City Council.

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The legislation affects those with green cards or the right to work in the U.S. It does not, however, enable them to vote in state or federal elections.


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