Non-Citizens to Vote in Vermont

Vermont Legislature Overrides GOP Governor’s Veto of Bill Allowing Non-Citizen Voting in Two Cities

“The Vermont Senate on Thursday voted to override a veto attempt by Republican Gov. Phil Scott to kill a bill that would allow noncitizens to vote.

In a 20-10 vote, Vermont Democrats just barely achieved the two-thirds majority needed to override the governor’s veto of two separate bills – securing the House’s successful override vote Wednesday.

‘It appears that once again the Vermont elected Democrats show a complete disregard to what it means to be a citizen,’ Republican National Committeeman for Vermont Jay Shepard told Fox News. ‘Their vote to override the Governor’s veto disenfranchises those in Vermont who are citizens.'”

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