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Wisconsin Constitution States: “Every citizen of the United States”

News of interest:

The Wisconsin Constitution guarantees that every U.S. citizen 18 and over is a qualified elector, however nowhere does it specifically state that only U.S. citizens are qualified to vote in state or local elections.

That is a problem that needs to be addressed, according to Sen. Roger Roth (R-Appleton) and Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna), who are currently circulating a resolution seeking to amend the state constitution so it “provides clarity that a qualified elector is only a U.S. citizen for the purpose of all elections and ballot measures in Wisconsin.” read more….

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