Rep. Tenney to Newsmax: Allowing Noncitizens to Vote in NYC Undermines Democracy

Rep. Claudia Tenney denounced a push in New York City to allow non-citizens to vote on Newsmax Wednesday night.

Appearing on Newsmax’s “Cortes & Pellegrino,” the New York Republican said that a push for non-citizens to vote “not only undermines our right to vote, it undermines the government that you’re voting in. … The real egregious thing about the New York City bill is that it only has a 30-day residency requirement. That’s it.”

The bill referred to as “Our City, Our Vote” would give non-citizens, roughly 800,000 of which reside in New York City, the right to vote in local elections.

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