Texas Moves To Outlaw Voting Rights For Illegals, Worried About DC Law Spreading South

Election worker Ramona Ortiz places a sign outside a polling station at Fire Station 3 on E. Rio Grande Ave in El Paso, Texas, just before polls open on Nov. 8, 2022. Next year is shaping up to be another busy for state legislatures seeking to change voting laws. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
  • A joint resolution filed in the Texas Senate is proposing a constitutional amendment clarifying that voters must be U.S. citizens.
  • The resolution was filed only a few months after the D.C. Council voted to allow non-citizen residents the right to vote in local elections back in October.