Boston’s city council is considering making elections more inclusive.

At the request of Council President Andrea Campbell, the council will debate expanding voting rights to permanent residents, visa holders, and DACA recipients.

Boston.com reports:
 

 Campbell’s order for a hearing says Boston has more than 190,000 foreign-born residents, which represents 28 percent of the city population. It also says non-U.S. citizens paid $116 million in state and local taxes and generated over $3.4 billion in spending according to a 2015 city report.

Officials will debate allowing non-U.S. citizens the right to vote in America’s 23rd largest city tomorrow.

Read more at American Action News

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