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Most Dems Vote Against Bill To Ban Noncitizen Voting In DC

FILE - A vote here sign is seen outside a polling place during the South Carolina primary, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. Months after the Democratic Party approved President Joe Biden's plan to overhaul its primary order to better reflect a deeply diverse voter base, implementing the revamped order has proven anything but simple. Party officials now expect the process to continue through the end of the year — even as the 2024 presidential race heats up all around it. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Most Democrats opposed a bill that passed in the House on Thursday repealing a 2022 Washington D.C. law that allows noncitizens to vote in local elections.

The final vote was 262-143. There were 52 out of 213 Democrats who joined Republicans in supporting the bill for passage. There were 143 Democrats who voted no and 18 who did not vote.

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