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Georgia Secretary Of State Calls For Election Reform, Says Noncitizens Should Not Be Allowed To Vote

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Georgia’s Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on Sunday called for federal election reforms, including photo ID laws, the banning of ballot harvesting, and a Constitutional amendment that would allow only U. S. citizens to vote.

Raffensperger, who is running for reelection, appeared on CBS’ “Face the Nation” and noted that the U. S. does not have a Constitutional amendment to prevent noncitizens from voting as cities try to push for their right to vote.

“Now you see cities are trying to push noncitizen voting,” Raffensperger said. “I believe only American citizens should be participating in our voting and that’s supported by a wide majority of all Americans.”

New York City passed legislation in December that will allow roughly 800,000 noncitizens who have been lawful permanent res… (Read more)