Failed Georgia Democrat gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams said in a recent interview that she "wouldn't oppose" non-citizens from voting in local elections.
Abrams appeared on PBS's "Firing Line" on Friday where she discussed a variety of issues following her loss in November including whether she would support non-citizens voting in local elections.
"What is your view about some municipalities, like San Francisco, who have decided that it’s okay for some non-citizens to vote in local elections?" host Margaret Hoover asked.
"I think there’s a difference between municipal and state and federal," Abrams responded. "Part of municipality — I’m not arguing for it or against it, but I will say, having been deputy city attorney, there’s a very — the granularity of what cities decide is so specific, as to, I think, allow for people to be participants in the process without it somehow undermining our larger democratic ethic that says that you should be a citizen to be a part of the conversation."
"So, in some cases, you would be supportive of non-citizens voting?" Hoover pressed.
"I wouldn’t oppose it," Abrams answered.
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