By Ron Hayduk
Voting is for electorate merely, correct? no longer precisely. it's not well known that immigrants, or noncitizens, presently vote in neighborhood elections in over a part dozen towns and cities within the united states; nor that campaigns to extend the franchise to noncitizens were introduced in a minimum of a dozen different jurisdictions from coast to coast during the last decade. those practices have their roots in one other little-known truth: for many of the country's background - from the founding until eventually the Nineteen Twenties - noncitizens voted in 40 states and federal territories in neighborhood, country, or even federal elections, and in addition held.
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Democracy for All: Restoring Immigrant Voting Rights in the U.S. by Ron Hayduk