Mayor Eric Adams Supports NYC Bill Granting Noncitizens Voting Rights

Photo: New York Post

The Facts

  • New York Mayor Eric Adams has declared his support for a controversial voting bill passed late last year, despite initial reservations.

  • The bill grants legal residents the right to vote in local elections.


The Spin

Left narrative

The law will give more people who live and pay taxes in NYC a say in how it's run.

Right narrative

This could infringe upon the rights of citizens, enable foreign powers to influence US elections, and discourage legal residents from pursuing citizenship.


Political split

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