“ A spokesman for secretary of state Jesse White said the non-citizens are not illegal aliens, rather they are here legally and the new “Automatic Voter Registration” law was to blame.
This is precisely why the Democrats are pushing for “motor voter” laws and other automatic registration laws.
Out of the 574 non-citizens who were registered to vote in Illinois, 16 reportedly cast ballots in the 2018 election. (that number is probably much higher).”
Voter Guide Suggestion
“This is a very clear lesson of why paper records are critical,” says Eddie Perez of the Open Source Election Technology Institute, a former executive at the voting machine manufacturer Hart InterCivic. “If they did not have those paper presidential preference cards in Iowa, you would have a true crisis of confidence.”