Voting Rights Roundup: New York City may soon grant local voting rights to permanent legal residents
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● New York City, NY: With a supermajority of members sponsoring the legislation, New York's heavily Democratic City Council could adopt a bill this month that would grant voting rights in local elections to roughly 800,000 noncitizens who are permanent legal residents. Outgoing Mayor Bill de Blasio recently said he wouldn't veto the bill despite his concerns about its legality, and incoming Mayor-elect Eric Adams, who takes office Jan. 1, supports the idea. A handful of small...

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