Peter J. Greenwald: Noncitizens shouldn’t vote 

Published: 03-02-2023 9:13 PM

Noncitizens should never be allowed to vote! Doing so would violate the privilege afforded to actual citizens. I understand the intent: to give noncitizen residents a voice; however, there are other means for them to express their views, such as town meetings, letters to editors, and communication to representatives. Allowing noncitizen residents to vote would open up a real opportunity for voter fraud: voting in more than one town, faking residence in order to sway an election outcome, etc. Let’s not go down a well-intentioned path that could lead to more problems than it might solve.

Peter J. Greenwald

Amherst

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