LD 1195
First Regular Session - 124th Legislature - Text: MS-Word, RTF or PDF LR 1489
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An Act To Allow Noncitizen Residents To Vote in Municipal Elections

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 21-A MRSA §111,  as amended by PL 2005, c. 387, §1, is further amended by adding at the end a new paragraph to read:

Notwithstanding subsection 1, a municipality may provide by ordinance for a person residing within its borders who is not a citizen of the United States to vote in a municipal election. The municipality shall maintain separate records of noncitizen residents who are registered to vote.


This bill authorizes municipalities to allow noncitizen residents to vote in municipal elections.

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