As Marylanders took to the polls Tuesday for local elections, voters in the liberal communities of Greenbelt and Rockville drew different conclusions about whether noncitizens also should be allowed to vote. In Greenbelt, preliminary results showed a decisive 67 percent of voters favored expanding ballot access for local elections, a first step toward the small city joining the growing number of suburban Maryland localities to embrace noncitizen voting in the most diverse state on the East Coast, which boasts a rising immigrant population.
Noncitizen voting campaigns elicit different results in liberal Md. suburbs
November 9, 2023