Theoretically, voting is a system by which citizens of a nation, state, or other unit of governance can make their voices heard in a peaceful and productive manner, and thus have a say in how their community is governed and who governs it. “Citizen” is one of the crucial words there; voting is intended for citizens.
Or, at least, it was. Now, New York City has just voted to let some non-citizens vote. As the Washington Times reports: Read more