Biden’s Home State Approves Non-Citizen Voting

  • Noncitizen residents may continue to vote in municipal elections in Vermont’s capital city of Montpelier, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday, stating that such voting in local elections doesn’t violate the state constitution.
  • In its decision on an appeal the higher court upheld a lower court ruling, dismissing the claim.
  • “The statute allowing noncitizens to vote in local Montpelier elections does not violate Chapter II, ยง 42 because that constitutional provision does not apply to local elections,” the Supreme Court wrote.
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