WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 21, 2015) — Non-citizens, even some admitting so on their application forms, are registering to vote under current federal law, as exposed in documents submitted today by the American Civil Rights Union (ACRU) to the U.S. Supreme Court.
According to ACRU’s brief in Kobach v. U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), of thirteen federal voter registration forms provided to the Court by the ACRU, “Four of the individuals actually checked ‘no’ on the citizenship question, six checked ‘no’ and ‘yes’, and the remaining three left the checkbox blank entirely.” Nevertheless, they were all registered to vote.
“The left is registering non-citizens to vote every day of the week, using the federal form. Every ineligible vote cancels out the vote of an American citizen,” said ACRU Chairman Susan A. Carleson. “Our election process is becoming a mockery. The states need to be allowed to require proof of citizenship to register to vote.”