Another Dem-Led State Pushes Non-Citizen Voting

  • A Connecticut state representative has introduced legislation aimed at giving illegal migrants the right to vote in municipal and state elections.
  • Democrat Juan Candelaria, who represents the 95th District, proposed the bill suggesting legal status should not limit one’s ability to take part in the democratic process. Over 240,000 non-citizens currently live in Connecticut.
  • The bill, which has been referred to the Committee on Government Administration and Elections, asked that “article sixth of the Constitution of the state be amended to allow undocumented immigrants who are residents of the state to be admitted as electors for purposes of voting in municipal and state elections.”
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