Noncitizens in Multnomah County could be granted right to vote

This November, voters in Multnomah County, Oregon will be presented with a ballot question over whether to extend the right to vote in county elections to noncitizen residents. A team of legal researchers, anticipating the need to defend the measure in court, have noted that Oregon’s original constitution did allow noncitizens to vote – so long as they were white.

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