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H.Res. 1071: Recognizing that allowing illegal immigrants the right to vote devalues the franchise and diminishes the voting power of United States citizens.

Sep 26, 2018 at 5:34 p.m. ET. On the Resolution in the House.

This was a vote to agree to H.Res. 1071 (115th) in the House.

H.R. 1071 recognizes that allowing illegal immigrants the right to vote devalues the franchise and diminishes the voting power of United States citizens.

The United States Constitution prohibits discrimination in voting based on race, sex, poll taxes, and age. Federal statutory law prohibits non-citizens from voting in elections for federal office.”

In 2016, voters in the City of San Francisco approved a referendum allowing noncitizens, including those without legal status, to vote in school board races. These noncitizens must be either be parents, legal guardians, or caregivers to children under the age of 19.

Source: Republican Policy Committee

Totals

All Votes R D
Yea 79%
 
 
279
230
 
49
 
Nay 21%
 
 
72
1
 
71
 
Present
 
 
69
0
 
69
 
Not Voting
 
 
8
4
 
4
 

Passed. Simple Majority Required. Source: house.gov.

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